- The same as stated before.
- A duplicate of a document.
- Please run off twenty-four dittos of this assignment, for my students.
- A symbol consisting of two apostrophes (") indicating that the item preceding is to be repeated.
Etymology: First attested in 1625. From dettoItalian, detto, past participle of direItalian, dire "to say" < dicoLatin, dÄcÅ "I say"
- French: idem, dito
- German: dito
- Italian: idem
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