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noun, transitive verb
compare notes, take note of
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a brief written record or reminder.
She made a note of the appointment.He put a note on the refrigerator to remind himself to buy milk.
memo, memorandum, notation, reminder
similar words:
chit, message, record
definition 2: a short informal letter.
She scribbled a quick note to her friend.
line, memo
similar words:
letter, memorandum, missive, reply
definition 3: a formal or official written message.
a diplomatic note
memorandum, message
similar words:
communication, communiqué, dispatch, memo, missive
definition 4: (pl.) a brief written summary, explanation, or commentary on a text, idea, or event.
She took a lot of notes during the lecture.I think there's something about that in the appendix notes.
annotation, commentary, gloss
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account, comment, footnote, marginalia, minute, outline, report, synopsis
definition 5: a piece of printed paper that represents money, esp. actual paper currency.
five hundred dollars in new notes
bank note, bill, treasury note
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certificate, currency, gold certificate, green, greenback, IOU, legal tender, money, paper money, promissory note, silver certificate, tender
definition 6: a single musical tone of a particular length, or a written symbol used to represent such a tone.
The singer had some troubling reaching the high notes.The note on the top line of the staff is F.
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definition 7: a slight underlying indication or suggestion.
I detected a note of amusement in her voice.
hint, soupçon, suggestion, suspicion, tinge, touch, trace
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dash, inkling, speck, sprinkle
definition 8: eminence or importance; high reputation.
Only people of note were invited to the reception.
consequence, distinction, eminence, importance, prestige, prominence, significance
similar words:
account, celebrity, fame, honor, regard, renown, reputation, standing, status
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phrase: compare notes
phrase: take note of
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: notes, noting, noted
definition 1: to perceive or observe attentively.
He noted a faint smile as she turned her head away.Please note that next week's schedule has been changed.The doctor noted that the patient's ankles were swollen.
mark, notice, observe, remark
similar words:
behold, detect, perceive, see, witness
definition 2: to make a written record or reminder of.
He noted the time that he took each pill.
record, register
similar words:
enter, jot, pencil, post, scribble, write
definition 3: to mention; remark.
"It's a lovely day for a hike," she noted cheerfully.
comment, mention, observe, remark
similar words:
express, indicate, notice
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