Definition of Tot up

1. Verb. Determine the sum of. "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"


Definition of Tot up

1. Verb. (transitive) to calculate the sum of a number of numbers or quantities ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tot Up

toswink
tosyl
tosylamide
tosylamides
tosylarginine methyl ester
tosylarginine methyl ester hydrolase
tosylate
tosylates
tosylation
tosylimine
tosylimines
tosyllysine chloromethyl ketone
tosylphenylalanyl chloromethyl ketone
tosyls
tot
tot up (current term)
tota
totable
total
total-order
total anomalous pulmonary venous return
total aphasia
total ascertainment
total body hypothermia
total body irradiation
total body water
total breech extraction
total cataract
total catecholamine test
total cell count

Literary usage of Tot up

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1. The Slang Dictionary: Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal by John Camden Hotten (1874)
"... men who steal copper from ships' bottoms in the Thames. TOSS, a measure of sprats.—Billingsgate. Tot-up, to add together,—as columns of figures, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"(School), tote, addition sums; to tot up, to add up, abbreviation of "total." Tote (popular), a hard drinker. From old English totted, drunken. ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"... to tot up an account, to touch each item as you cast them up ; to tot one's /'s, to give the short cross stroke. The dim. tittle signifies the dot over ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1881)
"Topping, part. adj. superior; first-rate. Tot, rmd tot up, I.'. n. to add up; cast up accounts. ..."

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