tote, n. sl.
1 a totalizator.
2 a lottery.
tote, v.tr. esp. US colloq. carry, convey, esp. a heavy load (toting a gun).
tote bag a woman's large bag for shopping etc. tote box US a small container for goods.
toter n. (also in comb.).
17th-c. US, prob. of dial. orig.
add, add up, aggregate, all, be-all and end-all, bear, buck, carry, cart, cast, compute, conduct, convey, entirety, ferry, figure, fly, foot, freight, gross, haul, hump, lift, lug, manhandle, pack, pari-mutuel, pari-mutuel machine, shoulder, sum, sum total, summate, take, tale, tally, tot, tot up, total, total up, totalizer, tote
up, transport, waft, whisk, whole, wing
transfer, transmit, transport, transplace, transplant, translocate, convey, carry, bear, fetch and carry, carry over, ferry over, hand pass, forward, shift, conduct, convoy, bring, fetch, reach, tote
, port, import, export, send, delegate, consign, relegate, turn over to, deliver, ship, embark, waft, shunt, transpose, displace, throw, drag, mail, post, shovel, ladle, decant, draft off, transfuse, infuse, siphon.