browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
ditto

more about ditto

ditto


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ditto  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ditto  \Dit"to\,  adv 
  As  before  or  aforesaid;  in  the  same  manner;  also 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ditto 
  n  :  a  mark  used  to  indicate  the  word  above  it  should  be  repeated 
  [syn:  {ditto  mark}] 
  v  1:  repeat  an  action 
  2:  repeat  an  action  or  statement;  "The  next  speaker  dittoed  her 
  argument" 




more about ditto