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jot

jot

 
pronunciation:
jat
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: jots, jotted, jotting
definition: to write hurriedly and informally (usu. fol. by down).
Let me jot down that recipe.
synonyms:
note, scrawl, scribble
similar words:
record, scratch, take, write
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part of speech: noun
definition: a very tiny part; bit.
synonyms:
bit, hint, iota, smidgen, touch, trace
similar words:
crumb, grain, little, modicum, part, speck, suggestion, tincture, tinge, trifle
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Word History
The word jot comes from the word iota, which is the smallest letter in the Greek alphabet.