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tote

verb [T] uk   /təʊt/ us    /toʊt/ informal
to carry something, especially something heavy or awkward: She usually toted the baby around in a backpack. The building was surrounded with bodyguards toting sub-machine guns. Gun-toting security men were posted at all the entrances.

tote

noun uk   /təʊt/ us    /toʊt/

tote noun (RACING)

the Tote [S] trademark a system of putting bets on horses or dogs in a race

tote noun (BAG)

[C] a tote bag
Translations of “tote”
in Spanish acarrear…
in French trimballer…
in German schleppen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 攜帶,搬運,背負(尤指重物或不便之物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 携带,搬运,背负(尤指重物或不便之物)…
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