annotate

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verb an·no·tate \ ˈa-nə-ˌtāt \

Definition of annotate

annotated; annotating
intransitive verb
:to make or furnish critical or explanatory notes or comment
transitive verb
: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.

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Origin and Etymology of annotate

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


ANNOTATE Defined for English Language Learners

annotate

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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
intransitive verb
:to make or write an annotation
transitive verb
:to make or write annotations for

annotator

play \-ˌtā-tər\ noun


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