A tote is a bag or basket used to carry things. Toting also refers to lugging things around.

If you ever go to a conference, there's a good chance you might be given a tote, which is also known as a tote bag. Totes help people carry around conference materials, and they can be used to carry all sorts of things, including clothes for a trip or groceries at the store. Also, carrying things around is called toting. Usually, toting refers to carrying things around with difficulty. A giant box is hard to tote around.

Definitions of tote
  1. verb
    carry with difficulty
    synonyms: lug, tug
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    type of:
    carry, transport
    move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
  2. noun
    a capacious bag or basket
    synonyms: carryall, holdall, tote bag
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    type of:
    a flexible container with a single opening
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