compare notes

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of compare notes

: 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

compare play
  1. : to represent as similar : liken

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

  3. : to view in relation to

  1. : the possibility of comparing

note play notes
  1. : to notice or observe with care

  2. : to record or preserve in writing

  3. : to make special mention of or remark on

  1. : melody, song

  2. : tone

  3. : call, sound


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