annotate

verb
an·​no·​tate | \ ˈa-nə-ˌtāt How to pronounce annotate (audio) \
annotated; annotating

Definition of annotate

intransitive verb

: to make or furnish critical or explanatory notes or comment

transitive verb

: to make or furnish annotations (see annotation sense 1) for (something, such as a literary work or subject) annotated his translation of Dante's Divine Comedy

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Other Words from annotate

annotative \ ˈa-​nə-​ˌtā-​tiv How to pronounce annotate (audio) \ adjective
annotator \ ˈa-​nə-​ˌtā-​tər How to pronounce annotate (audio) \ noun

Examples of annotate in a Sentence

He annotated the text at several places.
Recent Examples on the Web Allowing multiple teams to document, annotate and share the data transformations that created the insights increases their overall worth and applicability across the enterprise. Sachin Smotra, Forbes, 17 June 2021 Its offerings help companies to gather, annotate, curate and clean-up their data as well as to build and monitor machine learning models trained on that data. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, 13 Apr. 2021 Basically, the researchers found a way to alter both the signature process of PDFs as well as to annotate changes. Andy Meek, BGR, 1 June 2021 The expert’s hand displays in the field of view of the person needing help, where the expert can annotate, use hand gestures and even bring in tools, parts, images or instructions to quickly resolve the problem. Mary Juetten, Forbes, 11 May 2021 Over and over, prosecutors have shown video from surveillance cameras, bystanders' cellphones and police body and dash cameras, and have asked witnesses to annotate footage or photographs and narrate the action on screen. Kathleen Foody, Star Tribune, 8 Apr. 2021 Humanloop for instance, offers a HITL platform to allow users to rapidly annotate data, train and deploy Natural Language Processing (NLP) models. Ed Stacey, Forbes, 9 Apr. 2021 The courtroom being used for Derek Chauvin 's trial is the largest and only one in the Hennepin County courthouse equipped with the tools to present and annotate video and other visual evidence. Kathleen Foody, Star Tribune, 8 Apr. 2021 The demand has spawned a whole sub-industry of companies that specialize in helping other businesses annotate their data. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, 16 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of annotate

1710, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

History and Etymology for annotate

Latin annotatus, past participle of annotare, from ad- + notare to mark — more at note

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“Annotate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/annotate. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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More Definitions for annotate

annotate

verb

English Language Learners Definition of annotate

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

annotate

verb
an·​no·​tate | \ ˈa-nə-ˌtāt How to pronounce annotate (audio) \
annotated; annotating

Legal Definition of annotate

intransitive verb

: to make or write an annotation

transitive verb

: to make or write annotations for

Other Words from annotate

annotator \ -​ˌtā-​tər How to pronounce annotate (audio) \ noun

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