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jot

 (jŏt)
n.
The smallest bit; iota.
tr.v. jot·ted, jot·ting, jots
To write down briefly or hastily: jot down an address.

[Middle English jote, from Latin iōta, iota, from Greek, iota; see iota.]

jot

(dʒɒt)
vb, jots, jotting or jotted
(usually foll by: down) to write a brief note of
n
(used with a negative) a little bit (in phrases such as not to care (or give) a jot)
[C16: from Latin jota, from Greek iōta, of Semitic origin; see iota]

jot

(dʒɒt)

v. jot•ted, jot•ting,
n. v.t.
1. to write or mark down quickly or briefly (usu. fol. by down)
n.
2. the least amount; a little bit
[1520–30; earlier iot, iote < Latin iōta < Greek iôta iota]
jot′ter, n.

Jot

 the least amount, as in jot or tittle, 1526.
Examples: jot of blood, 1596.

jot


Past participle: jotted
Gerund: jotting

Imperative
jot
jot
Present
I jot
you jot
he/she/it jots
we jot
you jot
they jot
Preterite
I jotted
you jotted
he/she/it jotted
we jotted
you jotted
they jotted
Present Continuous
I am jotting
you are jotting
he/she/it is jotting
we are jotting
you are jotting
they are jotting
Present Perfect
I have jotted
you have jotted
he/she/it has jotted
we have jotted
you have jotted
they have jotted
Past Continuous
I was jotting
you were jotting
he/she/it was jotting
we were jotting
you were jotting
they were jotting
Past Perfect
I had jotted
you had jotted
he/she/it had jotted
we had jotted
you had jotted
they had jotted
Future
I will jot
you will jot
he/she/it will jot
we will jot
you will jot
they will jot
Future Perfect
I will have jotted
you will have jotted
he/she/it will have jotted
we will have jotted
you will have jotted
they will have jotted
Future Continuous
I will be jotting
you will be jotting
he/she/it will be jotting
we will be jotting
you will be jotting
they will be jotting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jotting
you have been jotting
he/she/it has been jotting
we have been jotting
you have been jotting
they have been jotting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jotting
you will have been jotting
he/she/it will have been jotting
we will have been jotting
you will have been jotting
they will have been jotting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jotting
you had been jotting
he/she/it had been jotting
we had been jotting
you had been jotting
they had been jotting
Conditional
I would jot
you would jot
he/she/it would jot
we would jot
you would jot
they would jot
Past Conditional
I would have jotted
you would have jotted
he/she/it would have jotted
we would have jotted
you would have jotted
they would have jotted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jot - a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) notejot - a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note
note - a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"
2.jot - a slight but appreciable amountjot - a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
snuff - a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time
Verb1.jot - write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of
write - communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week"

jot

verb
1. (usually with down) note down, record, list, note, register, tally, scribble Listen carefully to the instructions and jot them down.
noun
1. bit, detail, ace, scrap, grain, particle, atom, fraction, trifle, mite, tad (informal, chiefly U.S.), speck, morsel, whit, tittle, iota, scintilla, smidgen or smidgin (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.) It doesn't affect my judgement one jot.

jot

noun
2. The least bit:
Informal: damn, rap.
Slang: diddly.
Translations
ذَرَّه، شَيء طَفيف جدايُدَوِّن بِسُرْعَه
kapkapoznamenat si
en tøddelkradse ned
hitunenhivenkiiruhtaarientääsutaista
jottányi
agnarögnhripa, punkta
bloknotėlisužrašų knygelė
īsi pierakstītniekssīkumsuzmest
zabeležiti

jot

[dʒɒt]
A. Npizca f
there's not a jot of truth in itno tiene ni pizca de verdad
see also care C
B. VT to jot downapuntar, anotar

jot

[ˈdʒɒt] n
not one jot of, not a jot of → pas la moindre
jot down
vt sepnoter, prendre note de

jot

n (inf, of truth, sense) → Funken m, → Fünkchen nt, → Körnchen nt; it won’t do a jot of gooddas nützt gar nichts or kein bisschen; this won’t affect my decision one jotdas wird meine Entscheidung nicht im Geringsten beeinflussen; not one jot or tittle (inf)aber auch nicht das kleinste bisschen (inf), → keinen Deut

jot

[dʒɒt] nbriciolo
there's not a jot of evidence → non c'è la ben che minima prova
not one jot → nemmeno un po'
jot down vt + adv (ideas, notes) → buttar giù; (address, number) → prendere

jot

(dʒot) noun
a small amount. I haven't a jot of sympathy for him.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈjotted
(usually with down) to write briefly or quickly. He jotted (down) the telephone number in his notebook.
ˈjotter noun
a notebook or notepad, especially used in school.
References in classic literature ?
Should my cousin Clifford," continued Judge Pyncheon, wholly undisturbed, "from mere malice, and hatred of one whose interests ought naturally to be dear to him,--a mode of passion that, as often as any other, indicates mental disease,--should he refuse me the information so important to myself, and which he assuredly possesses, I shall consider it the one needed jot of evidence to satisfy my mind of his insanity.
But unlike Captain Peleg --who cared not a rush for what are called serious things, and indeed deemed those selfsame serious things the veriest of all trifles --Captain Bildad had not only been originally educated according to the strictest sect of Nantucket Quakerism, but all his subsequent ocean life, and the sight of many unclad, lovely island creatures, round the Horn --all that had not moved this native born Quaker one single jot, had not so much as altered one angle of his vest.
That grave and orderly senior was not going to bate a jot of his dignity by seeming elated at the notion of a match between his family and the Squire's: he was gratified by any honour paid to his daughter; but he must see an alteration in several ways before his consent would be vouchsafed.
If ye return having failed in one jot of my command, ye die, every one of you--ye die, and slowly.
what a losing venture is this for one who hath duly kept every jot and tittle of the law of Moses Fifty zecchins wrenched from me at one clutch, and by the talons of a tyrant
With regard to giants," replied Don Quixote, "opinions differ as to whether there ever were any or not in the world; but the Holy Scripture, which cannot err by a jot from the truth, shows us that there were, when it gives us the history of that big Philistine, Goliath, who was seven cubits and a half in height, which is a huge size.
What surprised Sola most in me was that while I could catch telepathic messages easily from others, and often when they were not intended for me, no one could read a jot from my mind under any circumstances.
If you belonged to a club, you could get a much better supper at the same hour, and lose not a jot in public esteem.
I think now that he was the silliest creature I ever met; he had developed in the most wonderful way the distinctive silliness of man without losing one jot of the natural folly of a monkey.
But here, perhaps, someone will catch at the word and ask me: if you really don't reckon on readers, why do you make such compacts with yourself--and on paper too--that is, that you won't attempt any system or method, that you jot things down as you remember them, and so on, and so on?
If they had uncles enough to fill ALL Cheapside," cried Bingley, "it would not make them one jot less agreeable.
But as for Jason himself (thanks to Medea's enchanted ointment), the white flame curled around his body, without injuring him a jot more than if he had been made of asbestos.