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compare notes

Definition of compare notes

  1. :  to talk with another or to one another about something done or experienced in common <The parents compared notes on raising children.> <I phoned a coworker after the meeting to compare notes.>



Word by Word Definitions

compareplay
  1. :  to represent as similar :  liken

    :  to examine the character or qualities of especially in order to discover resemblances or differences

    :  to view in relation to

  1. :  the possibility of comparing

    :  something with which to be compared

noteplay notes
  1. :  to notice or observe with care

    :  to record or preserve in writing

    :  to make special mention of or remark on

  1. :  melody, song

    :  tone

    :  call, sound


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