Synonyms and Antonyms of note

  1. 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 Synonyms of note jotting, memo, memorandum, notation Words Related to note bordereau, memoir, memorial, minutes, protocol, report; line; document, writing

  2. 2 a message on paper from one person or group to another write a friendly note to the neighbors asking them to keep the noise down Synonyms of note dispatch, epistle, memo, memorandum, missive, letterWords Related to note billet-doux, open letter; airmail, card, electronic mail, e-mail, junk mail, mail, postal card, postcard; communication, report; encyclical

  3. 3 a natural vocal sound made by an animal can you distinguish between the notes of the whippoorwill and the mockingbird? Synonyms of note cry, callWords Related to note bark, bay, bellow, blat, bleat, bray, cackle, calling, caterwaul, caw, cheep, chirp, cluck, coo, crake, croak, crow, grunt, honk, hoot, howl, low, meow (also miaow), mew, moo, neigh, oink, peep, quack, roar, screech, squall, squawk, squeak, squeal, trumpet, tu-whit tu-whoo, twitter, whinny, yap, yelp, yip, yowl

  4. 4 a piece of printed paper used as money in the United States will you be paying in coins or notes? Synonyms of note banknote, greenback, billWords Related to note dead presidents [slang], paper money, scrip; buck, dollar, simoleon [slang], smacker [slang]; C-note, fifty, fin [slang], five, fiver [slang], hundred, one, sawbuck [slang], ten, tenner, twenty, two; cash, chips, currency, dough, legal tender, lucre, money, pelf; check, draft, money order

  5. 5 a special quality or impression associated with something spoke with a note of irritation in her voice Synonyms of note air, ambience (or ambiance), aroma, atmosphere, climate, flavor, halo, karma, mood, nimbus, aura, odor, patina, smell, temper, vibration(s)Words Related to note aureole (or aureola), mystique, romance; genius loci; feel, feeling, sensation, sense, spirit; attribute, character, characteristic, image, mark, notion, peculiarity, picture, property, trait; color, illusion, overtone, semblance, suggestion, tone

  6. 6 overall quality as seen or judged by people in general a writer of note among readers of modern poetry Synonyms of note character, fame, mark, name, reputation, odor, rep [slang], report, reputeWords Related to note credit, honor; celebrity, notoriety, renown; image, persona; admiration, regard, reverenceNear Antonyms of note discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shame

  7. 7 a briefly expressed opinion let me read a few notes I jotted down while you were auditioning Synonyms of note comment, remark, observation, reflectionWords Related to note analysis, commentary, exposition; aside, obiter dictum; annotation; belief, conviction, eye, feeling, judgment (or judgement), mind, notion, persuasion, sentiment, verdict, view; advice, input

  8. 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 Synonyms of note advertence, advertency, awareness, cognizance, consciousness, ear, eye, heed, knowledge, mindfulness, attention, notice, observance, observationWords Related to note hyperawareness, hyperconsciousness; advisement, care, concern, consideration, regard, watch; apprehension, discernment, grasp, mind, perception, recognition, thought, understandingNear Antonyms of note disregard, neglect, obliviousness, unawareness

  9. 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 Synonyms of note affection, attribute, attribution, character, criterion, diagnostic, differentia, feature, fingerprint, hallmark, mark, marker, characteristic, particularity, peculiarity, point, property, quality, specific, stamp, touch, traitWords Related to note badge, indication, sign; emblem, symbol, token; charm, grace; excellence, merit, virtue; eccentricity, idiosyncrasy, oddity, quirk; individuality, singularity, uniqueness

Synonym Discussion of note

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



Synonyms and Antonyms of note

  1. 1 to make a statement of one's opinion I'd like to note that I don't care for that tone of voice Synonyms of note allow, comment, editorialize, remark, observe, opine, reflect, weigh inWords Related to note commentate; articulate, express, say, speak, state, talk, tell, utter, verbalize, vocalize; conjecture, daresay, guess, speculate, suppose, surmise

  2. 2 to make a written note of a waitress hurriedly noting our orders Synonyms of note jot (down), log, mark, record, put down, register, report, set down, take down, write downWords Related to note chronicle, minute, transcribe; enregister, enter, inscribe; chalk (up), notch, score

  3. 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 Synonyms of note behold, catch, descry, discern, distinguish, espy, eye, look (at), see, notice, observe, perceive, regard, remark, sight, spot, spy, view, witnessWords Related to note identify, make out, pick out, pick up; attend (to), consider, heed, mark, mind; study, watch; examine, inspect, scan, scrutinize, survey; glance (at), glimpse, peer (at)Near Antonyms of note disregard, ignore, neglect, overpass, pass over; miss, overlook

  4. 4 to make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically the lecturer noted several sources where listeners could go for further information Synonyms of note advert (to), cite, drop, instance, name, mention, notice, quote, refer (to), specify, touch (on or upon)Words Related to note allude (to), hint (at), imply, indicate, infer, intend, intimate, suggest; point (out), signal, signify; denominate, designate; indicate; bring up, broach, interject, interpolate, interpose, introduce; infiltrate, insinuate, worm; advertise, announce, broadcast, declare, proclaim, pronounce, publicize, publish, sound; clarify, clear (up), elucidate, explain, explicate, spell outNear Antonyms of note disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slight

  5. 5 to take notice of and be guided by please note that the office will be closed tomorrow Synonyms of note follow, listen (to), mind, heed, observe, regard, watchWords Related to note consider, contemplate, mull, ponder, weigh; comply (with), conform (to), keep, obey, respect; attend (to), hark (to), hear, hearken (to); mark, notice, seeNear Antonyms of note brush (aside or off), discount, dismiss, gloss (over), gloze (over), neglect, pass over, pooh-pooh (also pooh), scorn, shrug off; defy, flout; slight, snubAntonyms of note disregard, ignore, tune out

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