annotate

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verb an·no·tate \ˈa-nə-ˌtāt\

Definition of annotate

annotated

;

annotating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to make or furnish critical or explanatory notes or comment

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

annotative

play \-ˌtā-tiv\ adjective

annotator

play \-ˌtā-tər\ noun

Examples of annotate in a sentence

  1. He annotated the text at several places.

Origin and Etymology of annotate

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


First Known Use: 1710


ANNOTATE Defined for English Language Learners

annotate

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verb an·no·tate \ˈa-nə-ˌtāt\

Definition of annotate for English Language Learners

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


Law Dictionary

annotate

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verb an·no·tate \ˈa-nə-ˌtāt\

Legal Definition of annotate

annotated

annotating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to make or write an annotation
  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to make or write annotations for

annotator

\-ˌtā-tər\ play noun


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