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3 letters words from 'dot'

DOT 4TOD 4

2 letters words from 'dot'

DO 3OD 3
TO 2 

All 3 letters words made out of dot

dot odt dto tdo otd tod

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Definitions and meaning of dot

dot

Pronunciation

  • (UK) enPR: dŏt, IPA(key): /dɒt/
  • (US) enPR: dät, IPA(key): /dɑt/
  • Rhymes: -ɒt

Etymology 1

From Middle English *dot, dotte, from Old English dott (a dot, point), from Proto-West Germanic *dott, from Proto-Germanic *duttaz (wisp). Cognate with Saterland Frisian Dot, Dotte (a clump), Dutch dot (lump, knot, clod), Low German Dutte (a plug), dialectal Swedish dott (a little heap, bunch, clump).

Noun

dot (plural dots)

  1. A small, round spot.
    a dot of colour
  2. (grammar) A punctuation mark used to indicate the end of a sentence or an abbreviated part of a word; a full stop; a period.
  3. A point used as a diacritical mark above or below various letters of the Latin script, as in Ȧ, Ạ, Ḅ, Ḃ, Ċ.
  4. (mathematics) A symbol used for separating the fractional part of a decimal number from the whole part, for indicating multiplication or a scalar product, or for various other purposes.
  5. One of the two symbols used in Morse code.
  6. (obsolete) A lump or clot.
  7. Anything small and like a speck comparatively; a small portion or specimen.
    a dot of a child
  8. (cricket, informal) A dot ball.
  9. (MLE) buckshot, projectile from a "dotty" or shotgun
  10. (MLE) Clipping of dotty (shotgun).
Synonyms
  • (small spot): speck, spot
  • (at the end of a sentence or abbreviation): full stop (British), period (US), point
  • (as a diacritic): tittle (over the letters i and j)
  • (mathematics, in a decimal): decimal point
  • (in Morse code): dit
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Translations

Verb

dot (third-person singular simple present dots, present participle dotting, simple past and past participle dotted)

  1. (transitive) To cover with small spots (of some liquid).
    His jacket was dotted with splashes of paint.
  2. (transitive) To add a dot (the symbol) or dots to.
    Dot your is and cross your ts.
  3. To mark by means of dots or small spots.
    to dot a line
  4. To mark or diversify with small detached objects.
    to dot a landscape with cottages
  5. (colloquial) To punch (a person).

Translations

Synonyms
  • stipple
Derived terms

Preposition

dot

  1. Dot product of the previous vector and the following vector.
    The work is equal to F dot Δx.
Coordinate terms
  • cross
  • ·
Translations

Etymology 2

From French dot.

Alternative forms

  • dote

Noun

dot (plural dots)

  1. (US, Louisiana) A dowry.
    • 1919, W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence, chapter 53
      "Have you the pictures still?" I asked.
      "Yes; I am keeping them till my daughter is of marriageable age, and then I shall sell them. They will be her dot."
    • 1927, Anna Bowman Dodd, Talleyrand: the Training of a Statesman:
      As a bride, Madame de Talleyrand had brought a small dot of fifteen thousand francs to the family fund.
Related terms
  • dotal
  • dotation

Anagrams

  • DTO, ODT, OTD, TOD, Tod, tod

Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *dhētim, accusative of Proto-Indo-European *dhē (to put). Alternatively it might represent a univerbation of do +‎ .

Verb

dot

  1. "Can't" in negative sentences and "can" in interrogative ones. Can be added in sentences with mund to add emphasis.

Related terms

  • do

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈdɔt/
  • Rhymes: -ɔt

Etymology 1

From Latin dōte

Noun

dot m (plural dots)

  1. dowry
  2. gift, talent
Synonyms
  • (gift): do

Etymology 2

From Old French hadot. Cognate with English haddock.

Noun

dot m (plural dots)

  1. The Atlantic wreckfish (Polyprion americanus).

Further reading

  • “dot” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Dutch

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɔt/
  • Hyphenation: dot
  • Rhymes: -ɔt

Noun

dot m or f (plural dotten, diminutive dotje n)

  1. a tuft, a bunch, a clump
  2. (informal) a lot, a large amount
    een dot geld - a lot of money
  3. cutie, something small and adorable
  4. darling, sweetie (almost always used in its diminutive form - dotje)
  5. a swab

Synonyms

  • (cutie): kleintje
  • (darling): schatje, liefje

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin dos. Doublet of dose.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɔt/
  • Rhymes: -ɔt

Noun

dot f (plural dots)

  1. dowry, marriage portion

Derived terms

  • coureur de dot

Further reading

  • “dot” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Irish

Alternative forms

  • dod

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /d̪ˠɔt̪ˠ/

Contraction

dot (triggers lenition)

  1. (Munster) Contraction of do do (to your sg, for your sg).

Related terms


Klamath-Modoc

Alternative forms

  • tút (Gatschet)

Noun

dot

  1. tooth

References

  • Barker, M. A. R. (1963). Klamath Dictionary. University of California Publications in Linguistics 31. Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press.
  • Gatschet, Samuel S. (1890). The Klamath Indians of southwestern Oregon. Volume II, Part II. United States Government Printing Office.

Latvian

Etymology

From earlier *duoti, *duotie, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *dṓˀtei, from Proto-Indo-European *dédeh₃ti (to give). The present tense forms are new formations, replacing the old athematic forms (still attested in dialectal forms like domu (I give) instead of dodu). The past tense forms are from earlier *davu (cf. Lithuanian daviaũ); the e was extended from the past active participle form devis (< *devens < *de-d-wens).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [duôt]

Verb

dot (tr., no conj., pres. dodu, dod, dod, past devu)

  1. to give (to hand to someone, so that s/he can have it)
  2. to give, to provide (to allow the use of a material object, to free a place for someone else's use)
  3. (colloquial) to give in marriage
  4. (colloquial) to allow (e.g., a son or daughter) to work, to be employed
  5. to give, to grant, to procure, to secure (a state, circumstances)
  6. to give, to dedicate, to donate, to provide (at birth)
  7. (dated sense) to allow, to permit
  8. to give (to express orally or in writing)
  9. to give (to add to a text)
  10. (mathematics, usually in the past passive participle form dots) to be given, to be known from the start
  11. (of physical or mental states) to give (to create, to inspire, to generate)
  12. (of results, effects) to give, to provide, to be the cause (of something)
  13. (of material objects, values; also of spiritual or cultural values) to give, to produce, to create
  14. (colloquial) to give, to pay
  15. (colloquial, a person's age, by sight) to give, to estimate as
  16. (colloquial) to hit
  17. (colloquial) to shoot, to give a shot

Conjugation

Derived terms

prefixed verbs:
other derived terms:
  • devējs
  • devums
  • doties

References


Luxembourgish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /doːt/

Verb

dot

  1. inflection of doen:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative

Malay

Noun

dot (plural dot-dot, informal 1st possessive dotku, impolite 2nd possessive dotmu, 3rd possessive dotnya)

  1. nipple, teat

Northern Kurdish

Etymology

From Proto-Iranian *dugdā (compare Persian دختر(doχtar), دخت(doχt), Pashto لور(lur), Avestan 𐬛𐬎𐬔𐬆𐬛𐬀𐬭(dugədar)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dʰugʰdʰā (compare Sanskrit दुहितृ (duhitṛ), from *dʰuǰʰitr-), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰugh₂tḗr (compare Armenian դուստր (dustr), Greek θυγατέρα (thygatéra), Lithuanian duktė, Russian дочь (dočʹ), English daughter).

Noun

dot f

  1. daughter

Related terms

  • dotmam
  • keç
  • pis

Northern Sami

Etymology

From Proto-Samic *totë.

Pronunciation

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈtoːh(t)/

Determiner

dōt

  1. yonder, that way over there (very far from speaker and listener)

Inflection

Further reading

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[6], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Old Dutch

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *daudaz.

Adjective

dōt

  1. dead

Inflection

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms

  • dōdo

Descendants

  • Middle Dutch: dôot
    • Dutch: dood
      • Afrikaans: dood
    • Limburgish: doead

Further reading

  • “dōt”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Pennsylvania German

Etymology

Compare German tot, Dutch dood, English dead, Swedish död, Icelandic dauður.

Adjective

dot

  1. dead

Volapük

Noun

dot (nominative plural dots)

  1. doubt

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to cover with tiny round marks.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)