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Synonyms for totem
ˈtoʊ təmtotem

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. totemnoun

    a clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object

  2. totemnoun

    emblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serves as the symbol of a family or clan (especially among American Indians)

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  1. List of paraphrases for "totem":

    pole

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Totem":

    Petros Pountidis, Τοτέμ, Πέτρος Πουντίδης

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How to use totem in a sentence?

  1. Elizabeth Lombardo:

    You need to be up on that totem pole of priorities or else you’re not going to be the best mom possible.

  2. Stephan Jost:

    It became clear from Steve Langdon research that the totem pole was a sacred object of cultural patrimony and we immediately decided the totem pole should be returned home.

  3. Jewell James:

    There's a story to be told, and like all stories, there are many plots tied to it, if you can understand all the plots, then you understand the message of the totem pole.

  4. Former President Bill Clinton:

    What it means is ‘I’ll give you an economy you had 50 years ago, and I’ll move you back up on the social totem pole and other people down,’.

  5. Steve Farrar:

    Maybe dogs were their symbol or totem; perhaps, they thought of themselves as the dog people.


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