no·​tate | \ ˈnō-ˌtāt How to pronounce notate (audio) \
notated; notating

Definition of notate

transitive verb

: to put into notation

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Narloch will perform the 1981 masterpiece Triadic Memories, a meditative excursion that’s meticulously notated but centered on the way its chords and note patterns hang in the air and decay. Peter Margasak, Chicago Reader, "Two Chicago pianists perform a pair of rarely heard masterpieces by Morton Feldman," 12 July 2018 There is a precision and care taken by this uncredited map maker to exactly notate where the invasion was happening while also putting it in context with England and the rest of France. Todd Stewart,, "74th anniversary of D-Day: How the Orlando Morning Sentinel covered it," 5 June 2018 Even more beguiling is Harris’s use of enharmonic tones — exploiting how the same pitch can be notated as, say, G-flat or F-sharp, with different harmonic implications for each., "Cantata Singers perform a heavenly masterpiece," 3 May 2018 The Jazz and Blues Art Box comes thoroughly notated, with separate liner notes devoted to each performer. Giovanni Russonello, New York Times, "20 Years of Jazz Concerts, Heading to Harlem," 19 Apr. 2018 Here’s an example of one in its fully notated glory. Ellen Mcgirt, Fortune, "raceAhead: All About The Empathy," 29 Mar. 2018 Texas deserves a notated and learned Whatawine menu. Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle, "A Texas sommelier tries to pair wine with Whataburger," 22 Jan. 2018 Williams said the payments notated in that system are not part of the city's accounting or payment process. Eric Heisig,, "Why the numbers changed in a database for a paving company named in Cleveland City Hall raid," 20 Dec. 2017 Bradt also questioned why Houston Police investigators overlooked crime scene evidence such as a Houston Police Association sticker on the victim's car that was not notated in HPD reports. Kristi Nix, Houston Chronicle, "Witness recants key evidence in double murder trial," 3 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of notate

1871, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for notate

back-formation from notation

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