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notes

verb
present tense third-person singular of note

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1 to make a statement of one's opinion
  • I'd like to note that I don't care for that tone of voice

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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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5 to take notice of and be guided by
  • please note that the office will be closed tomorrow

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notes

noun
plural of note

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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
  • write a friendly note to the neighbors asking them to keep the noise down

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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 irritation 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 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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“Notes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/notes. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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