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n, pl -tos
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the aforementioned; the above; the same. Used in accounts, lists, etc, to avoid repetition and symbolized by two small marks (ˌ) known as ditto marks, placed under the thing repeated. Abbreviation: do
a. a duplicate
b. (as modifier): a ditto copy.
3. in the same way
4. used to avoid repeating or to confirm agreement with an immediately preceding sentence
vb, -tos, -toing or -toed
5. (tr) to copy; repeat
[C17: from Italian (Tuscan dialect), variant of detto said, from dicere to say, from Latin]
dit•to (ˈdɪt oʊ)
n., pl. -tos,
1. the aforesaid; the above; the same (used in accounts, lists, etc., to avoid repetition). Compare ditto mark.
2. another of the same.
3. Informal. a duplicate; copy.adv.
4. as already stated; likewise.v.t.
5. to make a copy of on a duplicating machine.
6. to duplicate or repeat the action or statement of (another).
[1615–25; < Italian, variant of detto < Latin dictus said, past participle of dīcere to say; see dictum]
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