ditto

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v ditto repeat an action or statement "The next speaker dittoed her argument"
    • n ditto a mark used to indicate the word above it should be repeated
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Ditto As before, or aforesaid; in the same manner; also.
    • n Ditto 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."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ditto That which has been said; the aforesaid; the same thing: a term used to avoid repetition. It is abbreviated do., and is also expressed by two inverted commas, “, sometimes by the dash, —, and sometimes, especially in writing, by two minute-marks,”.
    • n ditto A duplicate.
    • n ditto plural A suit of clothes of the same color or material throughout. Also called ditto-suit.
    • ditto As before; in the same manner; also.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Ditto dit′ō contracted Do., that which has been said: the same thing
    • adv Ditto as before, or aforesaid: in like manner
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
It., detto, ditto, fr. L. dictum,. See Dictum

Usage

In literature:

Ditto, in Silver Cases, 8, 6, and 4 guineas.
"Notes and Queries, Number 231, April 1, 1854" by Various
Including second ditto 2s.
"Notes and Queries, Number 236, May 6, 1854" by Various
Meanwhile, while she sat there thinking all these things over, the paint was setting harder than ever; ditto the lady.
"Continuous Vaudeville" by Will M. Cressy
Ditto, in Silver Cases, 8, 6, and 4 guineas.
"Notes and Queries, Number 223, February 4, 1854" by Various
Ditto, in Silver Cases, 8, 6, and 4 guineas.
"Notes and Queries, Number 192, July 2, 1853" by Various
Ditto, in Silver Cases, 8, 6 and 4 guineas.
"Notes and Queries, Number 193, July 9, 1853" by Various
Ditto, in Silver Cases, 8, 6, and 4 guineas.
"Notes and Queries, Number 194, July 16, 1853" by Various
Ditto, in Silver Cases, 8, 6, and 4 guineas.
"Notes and Queries, Number 195, July 23, 1853" by Various
Ditto, in Silver Cases, 8, 6, and 4 guineas.
"Notes and Queries, Number 196, July 30, 1853" by Various
Mr. Traile 10 6 Ditto, per Rev.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
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In news:

Ditto for fast offerings, which they are asked to give every month in order to help the Church take care of the needy.
You meant Ditto, didn't you.
Ditto the notion the Pittsburgh Steelers had finally turned the corner.
Ditto for you, crazy-eyed Progressive lady.
'Ditto' Christmas display goes viral.
Beth Ditto Rocks Milan Fashion Show.
'Ditto' Sign Outshines Elaborate Christmas Display .
'Ditto' sign attracting worldwide press.
'Ditto' Sign Outshines Elaborate Christmas Display.
Ditto the book trailer, which begins with bloody red letters and is set to haunted-house music.
The Friends of the Boyce Ditto Library have a large book sale planned this week.
Ditto manure, compost and the fertilizers that we apply (natural and otherwise) to produce great results in our gardening endeavours.
'Ditto' to neighbor's Christmas lights.
She put word "ditto" and an arrow in lights that points to her neighbor's home.
Green used green lights to spell out the word "ditto" on the front of her house.
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In science:

IR-excess/LowBAL/Post-starbursts/Normal QSO: ditto! Bimodal distribution of starburst ages? or selection effects? [G.
Extreme Starbursts in the Local Universe
Indeed the numerators on the left are a permutation of the numerators on the right; and ditto for the denominators.
Reinforced random walk
Ja = Ja + L a , i.e., the source is shifted by the linear term (ditto for its complex conjugate term).
Complex Path Integrals and the Space of Theories
Whenever we use the word “ditto”, as in “X (ditto, Y)”, we mean that the statement is also true if X is replaced by Y.
Relaxation Method For Calculating Quantum Entanglement
When discussing classical physics (ditto, quantum physics), we will refer to various probability distributions (ditto, density matrices) which are “descendants” of (i.e., can be derived from) a parent Pxyα ∈ pd(Sxyα ) (ditto, ρα xy ∈ dm(Hxy )).
Relaxation Method For Calculating Quantum Entanglement
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