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

usageplay
  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

noteplay
  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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up usage note? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

contemplative of or relative to the past

Get Word of the Day daily email!