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English definition of “tote”

tote

verb [T]     /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.Transferring and transporting objects
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