tote


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tote 1

 (tōt)
tr.v. tot·ed, tot·ing, totes Informal
1. To haul; lug: toted my gear to the car.
2. To have or bear on one's person: gangsters toting guns.
n.
A tote bag.

[Probably from an English-based creole; akin to Gullah and Krio tot, to carry, of Bantu origin; akin to Kongo -tota, to pick up, and Swahili -tuta, to pile up, carry.]

tot′a·ble adj.
tot′er n.

tote 2

 (tōt)
tr.v. tot·ed, tot·ing, totes Informal
1. To determine the total of; add up.
2. To sum up; summarize.

tote 3

 (tōt)
n. Informal
A pari-mutuel machine.

[Short for totalizator.]

tote

(təʊt)
vb
(tr) to carry, convey, or drag
n
1. the act of or an instance of toting
2. something toted
[C17: of obscure origin]
ˈtoter n

Tote

(təʊt)
n
(Horse Racing) the Tote (sometimes not capital) trademark short for totalizator1, totalizator2

tote1

(toʊt)

v. tot•ed, tot•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to carry, as on one's back or in one's arms.
2. to carry on one's person: to tote a gun.
3. to transport or convey, as on a vehicle.
n.
4. something that is toted.
[1670–80, Amer.; probably < an English-based creole; compare Gullah, Krio tot, Cameroon Pidgin tut]
tot′a•ble, tote′a•ble, adj.

tote2

(toʊt)

v.t. tot•ed, tot•ing.
Informal. to add up; total.
[1885–90; probably v. use of tote, shortening of total]

tote3

(toʊt)

n.
a totalizator.
[1890–95; by shortening]

tote


Past participle: toted
Gerund: toting

Imperative
tote
tote
Present
I tote
you tote
he/she/it totes
we tote
you tote
they tote
Preterite
I toted
you toted
he/she/it toted
we toted
you toted
they toted
Present Continuous
I am toting
you are toting
he/she/it is toting
we are toting
you are toting
they are toting
Present Perfect
I have toted
you have toted
he/she/it has toted
we have toted
you have toted
they have toted
Past Continuous
I was toting
you were toting
he/she/it was toting
we were toting
you were toting
they were toting
Past Perfect
I had toted
you had toted
he/she/it had toted
we had toted
you had toted
they had toted
Future
I will tote
you will tote
he/she/it will tote
we will tote
you will tote
they will tote
Future Perfect
I will have toted
you will have toted
he/she/it will have toted
we will have toted
you will have toted
they will have toted
Future Continuous
I will be toting
you will be toting
he/she/it will be toting
we will be toting
you will be toting
they will be toting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been toting
you have been toting
he/she/it has been toting
we have been toting
you have been toting
they have been toting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been toting
you will have been toting
he/she/it will have been toting
we will have been toting
you will have been toting
they will have been toting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been toting
you had been toting
he/she/it had been toting
we had been toting
you had been toting
they had been toting
Conditional
I would tote
you would tote
he/she/it would tote
we would tote
you would tote
they would tote
Past Conditional
I would have toted
you would have toted
he/she/it would have toted
we would have toted
you would have toted
they would have toted

tote

(betting) pari-mutuel
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tote - a capacious bag or baskettote - a capacious bag or basket    
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
Verb1.tote - carry with difficultytote - carry with difficulty; "You'll have to lug this suitcase"
carry, transport - move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body; "You must carry your camping gear"; "carry the suitcases to the car"; "This train is carrying nuclear waste"; "These pipes carry waste water into the river"

tote

verb
Informal. To move while supporting:
Slang: schlep.
Translations
يَنْقُل، يَحْمِلُ شَيْئا يَصْعُب حَمْلُه
nosit
bera
nešioti
nēsātnest

tote

1 [təʊt] N (Racing) → totalizador m

tote

2 [təʊt]
A. VT (= carry) → cargar con
I toted it around all daycargué con él todo el día
to tote a gunllevar pistola
gun-toting policemenpolicías mpl pistoleros
B. CPD tote bag Nbolsa f, bolso m

Tote

[ˈtəʊt] n (British) the Tote → le PMU

tote

[ˈtəʊt] vt [+ gun] → brandirtote bag nfourre-tout m inv

tote

1
n (Brit inf) the toteder Totalisator

tote

2
vt (inf: = carry) sth heavyschleppen; gunbei sich haben; to tote something aroundetw herumschleppen; gun-/camera-toting peopleLeute, die immer ein Gewehr/eine Kamera mit sich herumschleppen

tote

1 [təʊt] n (Brit) (fam) (Racing) → totalizzatore m

tote

2 [təʊt] vt (fam) → trascinare
to tote a gun → portare con sé il fucile

tote

(tout) verb
to carry. He was toting a pile of books about with him.
References in classic literature ?
But I reckon I'll tote along a hoss-shoe to keep off de witch work.
I tote water for Uncle Jake whenever he wants me to, and any time I ask him he gives me a little something to eat if he can spare it.
Didn't she make me tote yer things all down-stairs, so you could have the pretty room you wanted?
Well, ole man," said Aunt Chloe, "you'll have to tote in them ar bar'ls.
You've got a right smart load as it is," said one of them; "and it's not me should tell you your business, but I wouldn't tote that tent along if I was you.
cried the negro, drawing back in dismay - "what for mus tote de bug way up de tree?
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