What does Gotta mean?

Definitions for Gotta
ˈgɒt əgot·ta

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Gotta.

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  1. gottacontraction

    must; need to; be required to

    I gotta learn this for my examination.

  2. gottacontraction

    have a; have got a

  3. Etymology: * Written form of a reduction of "(have) got to"


  1. gotta

    "Gotta" is a contraction of "have got to" and is used in informal English to express an obligation or necessity to do something.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. GOTTA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gotta is ranked #60196 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Gotta surname appeared 335 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Gotta.

    94.6% or 317 total occurrences were White.
    2% or 7 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.4% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gotta in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gotta in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Gotta in a Sentence

  1. Artur Sitkowski:

    It’s just one game, we gotta look forward to UTSA. It’s a long season and we have a lot of things we have to do. That game’s behind us.

  2. Sandra Bernhard:

    I’m just sitting on a little bit of an internal volcano right now, I gotta be honest with you, because I just saw the tweet that Roseanne put out about Valerie Jarrett.

  3. Oscar Hammerstein, II:

    You gotta have a dream. If you don't have a dream, how you gonna make a dream come true (South Pacific)

  4. David Hoag:

    I think it even goes back farther than the schools, i think we gotta get our families and our parents much more involved in the lives of our kids and their education. The parents need to hold the schools more accountable to the curriculum and standards.

  5. White House:

    What the president is going to do is go into these meetings with the mindset to protect the American people, stand with our partners and allies - but as he has said many times before America is thought so often to be the world's piggy bank. And that's gotta stop.

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    the official who holds an office
    A incumbent
    B contiguous
    C appellative
    D soft-witted

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