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tot

Noun

1 a small amount (especially of a drink); "a tot of rum"
2 a young child [syn: toddler, yearling, bambino] v : determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town" [syn: total, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up] [also: totting, totted]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A small child.
    He learned to run when he was just a tot.
  2. A measure of spirits, especially rum.
    Quotations
    • 1897: Mary H. Kingsley, Travels in West Africa - Then I give them a tot of rum apiece, as they sit huddled in their blankets.
    • 1916: Siegfried Sassoon, The Working Party - And tot of rum to send him warm to sleep.

Translations

A small child
A measure of spirits, especially rum

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Catalan

Etymology

from totus

Adjective

  1. all

Crimean Tatar

Dutch

Pronunciation

Preposition

  1. to, up to
  2. until

German

Etymology

tōt, akin to Old Saxon dōd.

Adjective

  1. dead, deceased

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See also

Latin

Etymology

From totus

Numeral

  1. so many

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *daudhaz, whence also Old English dēad, Old Norse dauðr.

Adjective

tōt

Romanian

Etymology

totus. Compare Catalan tot, French tout, Italian tutto, Portuguese todo, Spanish todo.

Adjective

  1. all, i the whole
  2. In the context of "in plural": all, every

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

add, bairn, beverage, bumper, cast, cherub, child, chit, darling, draft, dram, drench, drink, drop, figure, foot, gulp, guzzle, innocent, jolt, kid, kitten, lamb, lambkin, lap, libation, little bugger, little fellow, little guy, little innocent, little one, little tad, little tot, mite, nip, nipper, offspring, peewee, peg, portion, potation, pull, quaff, shaver, shot, sip, slug, slurp, snifter, snort, suck, sum, summate, sup, swig, swill, tad, total, tote, wee tot
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