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note

note

pronunciation:
not
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
take note of
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a short letter.
We got caught passing notes in class.
 
synonyms:
line, memo
similar words:
letter, memorandum, reply
definition 2: (plural) a short written explanation or comment on something.
I took notes on the book to help me study for the test.
similar words:
account, comment, footnote, minute, outline, report
definition 3: a single musical tone, or a written symbol used to stand for one.
The guitarist missed a note at the beginning of the song.
 
similar words:
tone
definition 4: a hint of something.
There was a note of anger in his voice.
synonyms:
hint, suggestion, tinge, touch, trace
similar words:
dash, inkling, speck, sprinkle
definition 5: importance.
Many people of note gave money to the emergency fund.
synonyms:
consequence, distinction, prestige, significance
similar words:
account, celebrity, fame, honor, regard, reputation, standing, status
phrase: take note of
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: noted, notes, noting
definition 1: to pay close attention to.
That morning, the manager carefully noted the time of each employee's arrival.
synonyms:
mark, notice, observe, remark
similar words:
behold, detect, perceive, see, witness
definition 2: to write down.
I noted the homework for tomorrow's class.
synonyms:
record, register
similar words:
enter, jot, pencil, scribble, write
definition 3: to mention or observe.
She noted that she liked the wallpaper.
synonyms:
comment, mention, observe, remark
similar words:
express, indicate
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