Definition of Jot down

1. Verb. Write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of.

Exact synonyms: Jot
Generic synonyms: Write
Derivative terms: Jot, Jotter, Jotting



Definition of Jot down

1. Verb. (idiomatic transitive) to write down hurriedly; to make a note of ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jot Down

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josser
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jostaberry
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jostler
jostlers
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jot
jot down (current term)
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jotty
jotunns
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Literary usage of Jot down

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1. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901)
"The cares of a heavy parish have only allowed me intervals of minutes to jot down the results of past reading, and my occasional holidays were spent in ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Peerless, unequalled, unparal- leled Nonplus» я. Puzzle, perplexity, poser, quandary. memorandum oft make a minute of, set dowi in writing, jot down. ..."

3. Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for by Basil Hall Chamberlain (1908)
"... We jot down the above just as they occur to us. The idea suggested will bear elaboration, the steps of the process being in each case these :—first from ..."

4. Choral Orchestration by Cecil Forsyth, Walter Henry Hall (1920)
"We can then jot down our decisions on the copy and proceed to carry them out. ... Under bar I then in our printed copy we jot down the word ''tutti. ..."

5. The Making of a Teacher: A Contribution to Some Phases of the Problem of a by Martin Grove Brumbaugh (1905)
"jot down on a sheet of paper the different things that come into the focus ... jot down in your note-book the things that you do in order to keep the focus ..."

6. Applied Mechanical Arithmetic as Practiced on the Comptometer by Felt & Tarrant Manufacturing Company (1914)
"The remainder being more than one half the Divisor, jot down the first per cent as 72.4 TO PROVE THE DIVISION jot down the Quotient Figures and Remainder, ..."

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