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note

noun

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1 a usually brief written reminder
  • I'll make a note to myself so I don't forget to pick up some milk on the way home.
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2 a message on paper from one person or group to another
  • Let's write a friendly note to the new neighbors welcoming them.
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3 a natural vocal sound made by an animal
  • Can you distinguish between the notes of the whippoorwill and the mockingbird?
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4 a piece of printed paper used as money in the United States
  • Will you be paying in coins or notes?
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5 a special quality or impression associated with something
  • spoke with a note of wistfulness in her voice
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6 overall quality as seen or judged by people in general
  • a writer of note among readers of modern poetry
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7 a briefly expressed opinion
  • Let me read a few notes I jotted down while you were auditioning.
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8 a state of being aware
  • During my long convalescence I had taken note of which friends had helped me and which ones had found other things to do.
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9 something that sets apart an individual from others of the same kind
  • an intense, full-bodied red wine with all of the spicy notes for which that grape variety is famous
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sign, mark, token, note, symptom mean a discernible indication of what is not itself directly perceptible. sign applies to any indication to be perceived by the senses or the reason.
    • encouraging signs for the economy
mark suggests something impressed on or inherently characteristic of a thing often in contrast to general outward appearance.
    • a mark of a good upbringing
token applies to something that serves as a proof of something intangible.
    • this gift is a token of our esteem
note suggests a distinguishing mark or characteristic.
    • a note of irony in her writing
symptom suggests an outward indication of an internal change or condition.
    • rampant crime is a symptom of that city's decay

note

verb

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1 to make a statement of one's opinion
  • I'd like to note that I'm happy with the way things turned out.
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2 to make a written note of
  • a waitress hurriedly noting our orders
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3 to make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes
  • Note the artist's rendering of the trees, how their leaves seem to dance in the wind.
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get a load of [slang], lay eyes on, set eyes on

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4 to make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically
  • The lecturer noted several sources where listeners could go for further information.
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5 to take notice of and be guided by
  • Please note that the office will be closed tomorrow.
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