Meaning of “dot” - Learner’s Dictionary

dot

verb [ T ] uk us /dɒt/ (present participle dotting, past tense and past participle dotted)
PUT

to put a dot or dots on something

SPREAD (also dot around)

to be spread across an area:

The company has 43 hotels dotted around the UK.

(Definition of “dot verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)