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Definition of "tot" []

  • A small child. (noun)
  • A small amount, as of liquor. (noun)
  • To total: totted up the bill. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tot" in a sentence
  • "In the sphere of concrete concepts too it is worth nothing that the German splits up the idea of “killing” into the basic concept of “dead” (tot) and the derivational one of “causing to do (or be) so and so” (by the method of vocalic change, töot -); the German töot-et (analytically tot-+ vowel change+-et) “causes to be dead” is, approximately, the formal equivalent of our dead-en-s, though the idiomatic application of this latter word is different311"
  • "I did a search for the English word tot and chose a German translation."
  • "I didn't get one; instead I got German search results for the word "tot" - which absolutely doesn't mean child."