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annotate

verb an·no·tate \ˈa-nə-ˌtāt\

: to add notes or comments to (a text, book, drawing, etc.)

an·no·tat·edan·no·tat·ing

Full Definition of ANNOTATE

intransitive verb
:  to make or furnish critical or explanatory notes or comment
transitive verb
:  to make or furnish annotations for (as a literary work or subject)
an·no·ta·tive \-ˌtā-tiv\ adjective
an·no·ta·tor \-ˌtā-tər\ noun

Examples of ANNOTATE

  1. He annotated the text at several places.

Origin of ANNOTATE

Latin annotatus, past participle of annotare, from ad- + notare to mark — more at note
First Known Use: 1710

Other Publishing Terms

dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee

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