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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
tote bag
▪ He was toting the gun for a purpose - to shoot her through the head or knock her unconscious, or both.
▪ A small army of men toting machine guns stood at the gate, which slowly swung open in front of us.
the Tote
▪ a gun-toting cowboy
▪ My job was to tote their golf bags and wash their cars.
▪ A small army of men toting machine guns stood at the gate, which slowly swung open in front of us.
▪ All told, I counted about 200 catalogs that my overburdened mail carrier had to tote and deliver during the Christmas season.
▪ He has toted the ball and the expectations, for better or worse.
▪ Instead, he said, they toted their shotguns inside the mansion, burst into the den, and emptied their weapons.
▪ Nora is watching the sea, through a huge pair of First World War binoculars that she is toting.
▪ She followed him out into the hallway, toting her small suitcase.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Tote \Tote\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Toted; p. pr. & vb. n. Toting.] [Said to be of African origin.] To carry or bear; as, to tote a child over a stream; to tote a gun on one's hip; -- a colloquial word originating in the Southern States, and used there esp. by negroes, now common throughout the U. S.


Tote \Tote\, n. [L. totum, fr. totus all, whole.] The entire body, or all; as, the whole tote. [Colloq.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"to carry," 1670s, of unknown origin; originally attested in Virginia, but OED discounts the popular theory of its origin in a West African language (such as Kikongo tota "pick up," Kimbundu tuta "carry, load," related to Swahili tuta "pile up, carry"). Related: Toted; toting. Tote bag is first recorded 1900.


Etymology 1 n. 1 A bag, specifically a tote bag. 2 A heavy burden. vb. To carry or bear. Etymology 2

alt. To add up; to calculate a total. vb. To add up; to calculate a total. Etymology 3

n. (context British English) A pari-mutuel machine; a totalizator


n. a capacious bag or basket [syn: carryall, holdall, tote bag]


v. carry with difficulty; "You'll have to lug this suitcase" [syn: lug, tug]


Tote may refer to:

Tote (footballer)

Jorge López Marco (born 23 November 1978), known as Tote, is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a forward.

He amassed Segunda División totals of 187 games and 31 goals over the course of six seasons, almost exclusively with Hércules. In La Liga he appeared for Real Madrid, Valladolid, Betis, Málaga and Hércules, adding 88/10 in a 16-year professional career.

Usage examples of "tote".

She was an Olympic biathlete, and they kidnapped her and tried to make her, like, tote their water and all.

She was getting herself all done up for a man who insisted she travel down to see him sans underwear, and by his heated promise on the phone two nights ago, was going to tie her hand and foot and let her feel the touch of her very own bright blue flogger that now lay at the bottom of the tartan tote bag.

And I am glad that I allowed you to enter Totes, Ran Kirving, if only to remind me that suffering is never unique.

The two of them were toting flowers, and an elaborate layette, all fancy crocheting and white satin bows.

Long long ago -- Brauxel counts on his fingers -- when the world was in the third year of the war, when Paulchen had been left behind in Masuria, Lorchen was roaming about with the dog, but miller Matern was permitted to go on toting bags of flour, because he was hard of hearing on both sides, Grandma Matern sat one sunny day, while a child was being baptized -- the pocketknife-throwing youngster of earlier morning shifts was receiving the name Walter -- riveted to her chair, rolling her eyeballs, bubbling and drooling but unable to compose one word.

The general manager of a Rotisserie team measured his success by toting up batting averages, RBIs, stolen bases, and so on.

King, but William Bohun happily drank with men like Skeat and Tote- sham, ate with them, spoke English with them, hunted with them and trusted them, and Sir Simon felt excluded from that friendship.

Covenant plasma rifles and pistols, which, thanks to their light weight, and the fact that there was no need to tote additional ammo, left the swabbies free to carry tools, food, and medical supplies.

He gathered both plates and the silverware, toting dishes to the kitchen.

Tony watched as the girl emerged from the front door of the house, toting a backpack, a diaper bag, and the baby.

Four passengers emerged, tanned and cheerful, toting their luggage past the hangar to a waiting limousine.

Well, I could see it all working out for Willie Wong and Rupert Cornwall a lot easier than it all working out for me, so me and the Lord decided that it was time to take matters into our own hands, and what we did was this: I went out shopping at a bunch of costume jewelry stores, and when I finally came to a fake emerald about the size of the lump of coal I was toting around in the little cloth bag, I bought it for twenty pounds and tucked it away in my pocket.

Harvey, surrounded by a bunch of kids who all wanted his autograph, started toting the rickshaw there, with me and Lo Chung and a few hundred betters tagging along behind.

He goes on around the house, toting it in both arms like a armful of wood, it overlapping him on both ends, head and tail.

She kin marry dat yaller wretch, but Ah means fuh her tuh tote uh sore back when he gits uh.