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Definitions of note

  1. a piece of paper money ( especially one issued by a central bank); " he peeled off five one- thousand- zloty notes"
  2. make mention of; " She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; " They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
  3. observe with care or pay close attention to; " Take note of this chemical reaction"
  4. 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"
  5. a brief written record; " he made a note of the appointment"
  6. a short personal letter; " drop me a line when you get there"
  7. a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling; " there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
  8. a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time; " I had to co- sign his note at the bank"
  9. make a written note of; " she noted everything the teacher said that morning"
  10. 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"
  11. notice or perceive; " She noted that someone was following her"; " mark my words"
  12. To denote; to designate.
  13. To butt; to push with the horns.
  14. Know not; knows not.
  15. Nut.
  16. Need; needful business.
  17. A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality.
  18. 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.
  19. A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation.
  20. A brief writing intended to assist the memory; a memorandum; a minute.
  21. 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.
  22. A short informal letter; a billet.
  23. A diplomatic missive or written communication.
  24. A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and promising payment; as, a promissory note; a note of hand; a negotiable note.
  25. A list of items or of charges; an account.
  26. A character, variously formed, to indicate the length of a tone, and variously placed upon the staff to indicate its pitch. Hence:
  27. A musical sound; a tone; an utterance; a tune.
  28. A key of the piano or organ.
  29. Observation; notice; heed.
  30. Notification; information; intelligence.
  31. State of being under observation.
  32. Reputation; distinction; as, a poet of note.
  33. Stigma; brand; reproach.
  34. To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed; to attend to.
  35. To record in writing; to make a memorandum of.
  36. To charge, as with crime ( with of or for before the thing charged); to brand.
  37. To annotate.
  38. To set down in musical characters.
  39. A memorandum; reputation; fame; as, a man of note; a brief explanation; as, the notes at the foot of the page make the text clear; short letter; a diplomatic communication; in music, a mark or sign representing a sound; the sound itself; a tone; as, a sad note in a voice; a call or cry; as, the note of a bird; a paper acknowledging a debt and promising payment; as, a promissory note; a bank note, or paper money issued by a bank.
  40. To make a memorandum of; to mark; to observe; show respect or attention to.
  41. That by which a person or thing is known: a mark or sign: a brief explanation: a short remark: a memorandum: a short letter: a diplomatic paper: ( mus.) a mark representing a sound, also the sound itself: a paper acknowledging a debt and promising payment, as a bank- note, a note of hand: notice, heed, observation: reputation: fame.
  42. To make a note of: to notice: to attend to: to record in writing: to furnish with notes.
  43. A mark; sign; short remark or memorandum; comment; short letter; paper promising payment of a debt; fame, in mus., character representing a sound; a tone.
  44. To make a note of; notice; denote.
  45. To notice; make a note of.
  46. Notice; observation.
  47. High importance; distinction.
  48. A character indicating a musical sound; also, the sound.
  49. A written promise to pay.
  50. A mark or token; a memorandum; an annotation; notice; a short remark: distinction: an account; a short letter; paper acknowledging a debt and promising payment; a diplomatic communication; a character to mark a sound; the sound itself; tune.
  51. To notice with particular care; to attend to; to set down in writing; to annotate.
  52. Something by which a thing may be known; notice; heed; a short remark in the margin or at the bottom of a page; a short letter; a memorandum or short writing to assist the memory; a written or engraved paper given as an acknowledgment of a debt, as a bank- note, a pound- note, a note of hand; a diplomatic communication in writing; consequence or distinction, as a person of note; a musical character; a single sound in music.
  53. To mark; to notice with care; to observe; to set down in writing; to mark or endorse, as an unpaid bill of exchange.
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Usage examples for note

  1. I asked him to get the note. – The After House by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. I wrote a note and left it. – The Journal of Arthur Stirling "The Valley of the Shadow" by Upton Sinclair
  3. Shandon had written his note and gave it to Dart as the two men went out to saddle the horses. – The Short Cut by Jackson Gregory
  4. " I call on all of you to note what he did then," called Britt. – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  5. " Atherwald might have had that note sent to himself, but I doubt it," she told herself. – Danger at the Drawbridge by Mildred A. Wirt
  6. And Clement looked as if he meant it: a hard Clement this, with a new note in his voice. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  7. We made our obeisances, but of these he seemed to take no note. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  8. " I had a note from him yesterday. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  9. In the morning she sent the note to Father Robertson. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  10. I left a note for Mother. – Judith of the Godless Valley by Honoré Willsie
  11. She read the note again and her hands shook. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  12. " Yes, but-" " There's a note for you." – The Bronze Bell by Louis Joseph Vance
  13. I was going to write you a note this afternoon. – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  14. She was not sure that she even knew where to send a note. – The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey
  15. I take no note of time! – Cruel As The Grave by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  16. I heard nothing of or from him for two or three days, when a note in his hand reached me. – Green Tea; Mr. Justice Harbottle by Joseph Sheridan LeFanu
  17. There were men of note among them. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  18. Did you write that note to Swain in your own room? – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson
  19. The Angel took a note of the fact. – Another Sheaf by John Galsworthy
  20. Give me her dear little note." – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
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