usage note

Definition of usage note

  1. :  a short explanation about how a word or phrase is used The dictionary includes many usage notes.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  firmly established and generally accepted practice or procedure

    :  a uniform certain reasonable lawful practice existing in a particular locality or occupation and binding persons entering into transactions chiefly on the basis of presumed familiarity

    :  the way in which words and phrases are actually used (as in a particular form or sense) in a language community

  1. :  to notice or observe with care

    :  to record or preserve in writing

    :  to make special mention of or remark on

  1. :  melody, song

    :  tone

    :  call, sound

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a trip made at another's expense

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