jot

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒɒt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dʒɑt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling( jot)


Inflections of 'jot' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
jots
v 3rd person singular
jotting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
jotted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
jotted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
jot /dʒɑt/USA pronunciation   v.,  jot•ted, jot•ting, n. 
v. 
  1. to write or mark down quickly or briefly: [+ object]to jot a note to a friend.[+ down + object]Jot down the license number.[+ object + down]Jot it down before you forget it.

n. [countable;  singular;
usually a + ~]
;
[often with a negative word or phrase]
  1. the least amount;
    a little bit:I don't care a jot.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
jot  ( jot),USA pronunciation v.,  jot•ted, jot•ting, n. 
v.t. 
  1. to write or mark down quickly or briefly (usually fol. by down):Jot down his license number.

n. 
  1. the least part of something;
    a little bit:I don't care a jot.
  2. Idiomsnot a jot or tittle, not a bit;
    not at all:The world situation matters not a jot or tittle to him.
  • Greek iôta iota
  • Latin iōta
  • earlier iot, iote 1520–30

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
jot /dʒɒt/ vb (jots, jotting, jotted)
  1. (transitive) usually followed by down: to write a brief note of
n
  1. (used with a negative) a little bit (in phrases such as not to care (or give) a jot)
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin jota, from Greek iōta, of Semitic origin; see iota
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