Meaning of ditto

dit•to

Pronunciation: (dit'ō), [key]
— n., pl. adv., v., -tos, -toed, -to•ing.
—n.
  1. the aforesaid; the above; the same (used in accounts, lists, etc., to avoid repetition). Abbr.: do. Symbol: ″. Cf. ditto mark.
  2. another of the same.
  3. a duplicate; copy.
—adv.
  1. as already stated; likewise.
—v.t.
  1. to make a copy of, using a Ditto machine.
  2. to duplicate or repeat the action or statement of (another person).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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