NOTE

note

(noun) a characteristic emotional quality; “it ended on a sour note”; “there was a note of gaiety in her manner”; “he detected a note of sarcasm”

note

(noun) a brief written record; “he made a note of the appointment”

note, short letter, line, billet

(noun) a short personal letter; “drop me a line when you get there”

note, annotation, notation

(noun) a comment or instruction (usually added); “his notes were appended at the end of the article”; “he added a short notation to the address on the envelope”

note, musical note, tone

(noun) a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; “the singer held the note too long”

note

(noun) a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling; “there was a note of uncertainty in his voice”

bill, note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback

(noun) a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); “he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes”

note, promissory note, note of hand

(noun) a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time; “I had to co-sign his note at the bank”

eminence, distinction, preeminence, note

(noun) high status importance owing to marked superiority; “a scholar of great eminence”

note, observe, mention, remark

(verb) make mention of; “She observed that his presentation took up too much time”; “They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing”

note, take down

(verb) make a written note of; “she noted everything the teacher said that morning”

notice, mark, note

(verb) notice or perceive; “She noted that someone was following her”; “mark my words”

note, take note, observe

(verb) observe with care or pay close attention to; “Take note of this chemical reaction”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Proper noun

the Note

(informal) The St. Louis Blues hockey team.

Anagrams

• ETNO, Eton, Teno, Tone, ento-, teno-, tone

Etymology 1

Noun

note (countable and uncountable, plural notes)

(heading) A symbol or annotation.

A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality.

A mark, or sign, made to call attention, to point out something to notice, or the like; a sign, or token, proving or giving evidence.

A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation.

(heading) A written or printed communication or commitment.

A brief piece of writing intended to assist the memory; a memorandum; a minute.

A short informal letter; a billet.

(academic) An academic treatise (often without regard to length); a treatment; a discussion paper; (loosely) any contribution to an academic discourse.

A diplomatic missive or written communication.

(finance) A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and promising payment

(obsolete) A list of items or of charges; an account.

A piece of paper money; a banknote.

(extension) A small size of paper used for writing letters or notes.

(music, heading) A sound.

A character, variously formed, to indicate the length of a tone, and variously placed upon the staff to indicate its pitch.

A musical sound; a tone; an utterance; a tune.

(extension) A key of the piano or organ.

(uncountable) Observation; notice; heed.

(uncountable) Reputation; distinction.

(obsolete) Notification; information; intelligence.

(obsolete) Mark of disgrace.

Synonyms

• (mark of disgrace): blemish, blot, brand, reproach, stain, stigma, taint

• (observation, notice, heed): attention, mark; see also attention

Verb

note (third-person singular simple present notes, present participle noting, simple past and past participle noted)

(transitive) To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed.

(transitive) To record in writing; to make a memorandum of.

(transitive) To denote; to designate.

(transitive) To annotate.

(transitive) To set down in musical characters.

(transitive) To record on the back of (a bill, draft, etc.) a refusal of acceptance, as the ground of a protest, which is done officially by a notary.

Etymology 2

Noun

note (usually uncountable, plural notes)

(uncountable, UK dialectal, Northern England, Ireland, Scotland) That which is needed or necessary; business; duty; work.

(UK dialectal, Northern England, Ireland, Scotland) The giving of milk by a cow or sow; the period following calving or farrowing during which a cow or sow is at her most useful (i.e. gives milk); the milk given by a cow or sow during such a period.

Anagrams

• ETNO, Eton, Teno, Tone, ento-, teno-, tone

Source: Wiktionary


Note, v. t. Etym: [AS. hnitan to strike against, imp. hnat.]

Definition: To butt; to push with the horns. [Prov. Eng.]

Note. Etym: [AS. nat; ne not + wat wot. See Not, and Wot.]

Definition: Know not; knows not. [Obs.]

Note, n.

Definition: Nut. [Obs.] Chaucer.

Note, n. Etym: [AS. notu use, profit.]

Definition: Need; needful business. [Obs.] Chaucer.

Note, n. Etym: [F. note, L. nota; akin to noscere, notum, to know. See Know.]

1. A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality. Whosoever appertain to the visible body of the church, they have also the notes of external profession. Hooker. She [the Anglican church] has the note of possession, the note of freedom from party titles,the note of life -- a tough life and a vigorous. J. H. Newman. What a note of youth, of imagination, of impulsive eagerness, there was through it all ! Mrs. Humphry Ward.

2. A mark, or sign, made to call attention, to point out something to notice, or the like; a sign, or token, proving or giving evidence.

3. A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation. The best writers have been perplexed with notes, and obscured with illustrations. Felton.

4. A brief writing intended to assist the memory; a memorandum; a minute.

5. pl.

Definition: Hence, a writing intended to be used in speaking; memoranda to assist a speaker, being either a synopsis, or the full text of what is to be said; as, to preach from notes; also, a reporter's memoranda; the original report of a speech or of proceedings.

6. A short informal letter; a billet.

7. A diplomatic missive or written communication.

8. A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and promising payment; as, a promissory note; a note of hand; a negotiable note.

9. A list of items or of charges; an account. [Obs.] Here is now the smith's note for shoeing. Shak.

10. (Mus.) (a) A character, variously formed, to indicate the length of a tone, and variously placed upon the staff to indicate its pitch. Hence: (b) A musical sound; a tone; an utterance; a tune. (c) A key of the piano or organ. The wakeful bird . . . tunes her nocturnal note. Milton. That note of revolt against the eighteenth century, which we detect in Goethe, was struck by Winckelmann. W. Pater.

11. Observation; notice; heed. Give orders to my servants that they take No note at all of our being absent hence. Shak.

12. Notification; information; intelligence. [Obs.] The king . . . shall have note of this. Shak.

13. State of being under observation. [Obs.] Small matters . . . continually in use and in note. Bacon.

14. Reputation; distinction; as, a poet of note. There was scarce a family of note which had not poured out its blood on the field or the scaffold. Prescott.

15. Stigma; brand; reproach. [Obs.] Shak. Note of hand, a promissory note.

Note, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Noted; p. pr. & vb. n. Noting.] Etym: [F. noter, L. notare, fr. nota. See Note, n.]

1. To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed; to attend to. Pope. No more of that; I have noted it well. Shak.

2. To record in writing; to make a memorandum of. Every unguarded word . . . was noted down. Maccaulay.

3. To charge, as with crime (with of or for before the thing charged); to brand. [Obs.] They were both noted of incontinency. Dryden.

4. To denote; to designate. Johnson.

5. To annotate. [R.] W. H. Dixon.

6. To set down in musical characters. To note a bill or draft, to record on the back of it a refusal of acceptance, as the ground of a protest, which is done officially by a notary.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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