Definition of Tote up
1. Verb. Determine the sum of. "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
Related verbs: Add, Add Together
Generic synonyms: Count, Enumerate, Number, Numerate
Derivative terms: Addable, Adder, Addible, Addition, Additive, Additive, Sum, Sum, Sum, Summation, Sum, Sum, Sum, Tally, Total, Total
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Literary usage of Tote up
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1. Dialect Notes by American Dialect Society (1896)
"(Nfld.) tote up : to add figures. trader : a stranger who comes to barter. turn : a stick of wood for fuel. ..."
2. What Good Teachers Do to Help Literacy Happen: From A to Z: A Practical by Barbara A. Schmidt (1998)
"tote up THE TIME: Students in Mr. T's fifth grade classroom keep accurate ... Each month, students tote up their minutes and set realistic but higher goals ..."
3. Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church: With Tunes by Methodist Episcopal Church (1882)
"... IBR. m THO 001 tote up thy cross. 1 "TAKE up thy cross," the Saviour said, " If thou wouldst my disciple be ; Deny thyself, the world forsake, ..."
4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1856)
"iin an of chi on my Journey start anew o'er the prairie I will skipp to the river mississipp here again I'll take the Bote miles 400 for to tote up the ..."
5. The Bookman (1902)
""I can't tell exactly, as they'd insure the house and the furniture and the books and the pictures separately : but I should think it would tote up to ..."