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Meaning of DITTO

Pronunciation:  'ditow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a mark used to indicate the word above it should be repeated
  2. [v]  repeat an action or statement; "The next speaker dittoed her argument"
  3. [v]  repeat an action

DITTO is a 5 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: ditto mark
 See Also: ingeminate, iterate, mark, reiterate, repeat, repeat, restate, retell, take over



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Dit"to\, n.; pl. {Dittos}. [It., detto, ditto, fr. L.
    dictum. See {Dictum}.]
    The aforesaid thing; the same (as before). Often contracted
    to do., or to two ``turned commas'' (``), or small marks.
    Used in bills, books of account, tables of names, etc., to
    save repetition.
          A spacious table in the center, and a variety of
          smaller dittos in the corners.           --Dickens.
  2. \Dit"to\, adv.
    As before, or aforesaid; in the same manner; also.
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