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Meaning of NOTE

Pronunciation:  nowt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  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"
  2. [n]  a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"
  3. [n]  a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there"
  4. [n]  a comment (usually added to a text); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"
  5. [n]  a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"
  6. [n]  a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling; "there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
  7. [n]  a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
  8. [n]  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. [n]  high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence"
  10. [v]  make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
  11. [v]  make a written note of; "she noted everything the teacher said that morning"
  12. [v]  notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
  13. [v]  observe with care or pay close attention to; "Take note of this chemical reaction"

NOTE is a 4 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: annotation, bank bill, bank note, banker's bill, banknote, bill, distinction, eminence, Federal Reserve note, government note, greenback, line, mark, mention, musical note, notation, note of hand, notice, observe, observe, preeminence, promissory note, remark, short letter, take down, take note, tone
 Antonyms: ignore
 See Also: acciaccatura, acknowledgment, air, appoggiatura, atmosphere, aura, blue note, buck, certificate of indebtedness, chord, citation, clam, c-note, comment, comment, commentary, comprehend, credit, crotchet, debt instrument, demand note, demisemiquaver, dollar, dollar bill, dominant, eighth note, five-dollar bill, fiver, five-spot, folding money, footer, footnote, get down, grace note, half note, hemidemisemiquaver, high status, hundred dollar bill, IOU, jot, jotting, keynote, leading tone, mediant, memo, memoranda, memorandum, mention, middle C, minim, minute, municipal note, musical notation, musical scale, N.B., NB, nota bene, note payable, note receivable, notice, one dollar bill, paper currency, paper money, passing note, passing tone, pedal, pedal point, perceive, personal letter, point out, postscript, PS, put down, quarter note, quaver, quotation, reference, say, scale, semibreve, semiquaver, set down, shake, silver certificate, sixteenth note, sixty-fourth note, state, subdominant, submediant, subtonic, supertonic, take notice, tell, thirty-second note, time note, tone of voice, tonic, trill, twenty dollar bill, two dollar bill, whole note, write down, written account, written record



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Note\, v. t. [AS. hn[=i]tan to strike against, imp.
    To butt; to push with the horns. [Prov. Eng.]
  2. \Note\ [AS. n[=a]t; ne not + w[=a]t wot. See {Not}, and
    Know not; knows not. [Obs.]
  3. \Note\, n.
    Nut. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
  4. \Note\, n. [AS. notu use, profit.]
    Need; needful business. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
  5. \Note\, n. [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.
             What a note of youth, of imagination, of impulsive
             eagerness, there was through it all ! --Mrs. Humphry
    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. 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.
    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.
    15. Stigma; brand; reproach. [Obs.] --Shak.
    {Note of hand}, a promissory note.
  6. \Note\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Noted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Noting}.] [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.
    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.
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