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an·no·tate

annotate

 
 
pronunciation:
ae n teIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: annotated, annotates, annotating
definition: to provide (a written work) with explanatory notes or critical commentary.
The translated version of the book was annotated in order to explain important aspects of Russian culture.
synonyms:
footnote, gloss
similar words:
interline, interlineate
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to add explanatory notes or critical commentary to a written work.
synonyms:
gloss
similar words:
elucidate
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derivations: annotative (adj.), annotator (n.)
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