- 1tote something (informal, especially North American English) to carry something, especially something heavy We arrived, toting our bags and suitcases.
- 2-toting (in adjectives) carrying the thing mentioned gun-toting soldiers Word Originverb late 17th cent.: probably of dialect origin.
BrE BrE//təʊt//; NAmE NAmE//toʊt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they tote
BrE BrE//təʊt//; NAmE NAmE//toʊt//he / she / it totes
BrE BrE//təʊts//; NAmE NAmE//toʊts//past simple toted
BrE BrE//ˈtəʊtɪd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈtoʊtɪd//past participle toted
BrE BrE//ˈtəʊtɪd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈtoʊtɪd//-ing form toting
BrE BrE//ˈtəʊtɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈtoʊtɪŋ//