tote up(redirected from tote up something)
To tally or add up some numbers, especially in relation to the cost of something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "tote" and "up." Tote up the various expenses you have during your trip and submit a request for reimbursement from payroll. I nearly fainted when the waiter toted up the bill and told us we owed over $300 for the meal. Let's just tote it all up and divide the cost equally between everyone here.
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tote something up
to add something up. The clerk toted the bill up and asked for an enormous sum. Tote up your expense report quickly and submit it to accounts payable.
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