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verb as in scribble down

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The young man had the presence of mind to tail Gaylard Williams out of the park and jot down his license plate.

I tell myself to jot down the times, but I never remember to do it.

“Maybe I should just jot down some of the things I might say,” he says.

Sometimes I go through them and jot down things that would be useful for whatever book I happen to working on at the time.

For the security of the numerous Afghan informants who work with U.S. troops, he cares not a jot.

It is therefore our duty, sir, to protect our principal, and we cannot consent to abate one jot or tittle of our rights.

Quarrel in her presence he could not, nor add one jot to the burden which he felt sure she must bear as the consort of such a man.

If you belonged to a club, you could get a much better supper at the same hour, and lose not a jot in public esteem.

Mrs. Gillis had cleared a side table where Davy, in his high chair, could jot down the items that he would use in his talk.

His arched eyebrows were lifted, and he was smiling as unconcernedly as if the subject in hand touched himself no jot.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jot, such as: jot down, write down, indicate, list, note, and record.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.