Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A pari-mutuel machine.
  • transitive verb To haul; lug.
  • transitive verb To have or bear on one's person.
  • noun A tote bag.
  • transitive verb To determine the total of; add up.
  • transitive verb To sum up; summarize.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete form of toot.
  • To carry or bear, especially in the arms, on the shoulders, or on the back, as a burden or load.
  • An obsolete or dialectal form of toot.
  • noun The handle of a joiners' plane.
  • Same as tot.
  • To count; reckon.
  • noun The entire body, or all: as, the whole tote.
  • To haul (supplies) to a logging-camp.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun colloq. The entire body, or all.
  • transitive verb To carry or bear; ; -- a colloquial word originating in the Southern States, and used there esp. by negroes, now common throughout the U. S.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A bag, specifically a tote bag.
  • noun A heavy burden.
  • verb To carry a heavy load.
  • noun UK A pari-mutuel machine; a totalizator
  • verb To add up; to calculate a total.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a capacious bag or basket
  • verb carry with difficulty

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Short for totalizator.]

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[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.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Shortening of totalizator

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Shortening of total, with e to distinguish from tot in writing

Examples

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  • Now Don, I'm sure you know that "tote" is a multi-purpose verb in the South!

    Traer versus llenar

  • Now Don, I'm sure you know that "tote" is a multi-purpose verb in the South!

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  • Now Don, I'm sure you know that "tote" is a multi-purpose verb in the South!

    Traer versus llenar

  • Now Don, I'm sure you know that "tote" is a multi-purpose verb in the South!

    Traer versus llenar

  • Now Don, I'm sure you know that "tote" is a multi-purpose verb in the South!

    Traer versus llenar

  • Now Don, I'm sure you know that "tote" is a multi-purpose verb in the South!

    Traer versus llenar

  • Now Don, I'm sure you know that "tote" is a multi-purpose verb in the South!

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  • Now Don, I'm sure you know that "tote" is a multi-purpose verb in the South!

    Traer versus llenar

  • Now Don, I'm sure you know that "tote" is a multi-purpose verb in the South!

    Traer versus llenar

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