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  Definition of Note
  1. a characteristic emotional quality; "it ended on a sour note"; "there was a note of gaiety in her manner"; "he detected a note of sarcasm"
  2. a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"
  3. a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there"
  4. a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
  5. a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"
  6. a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling; "there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
  7. a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
  8. a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time; "I had to co-sign his note at the bank"
  9. high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence"
  10. make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
  11. make a written note of; "she noted everything the teacher said that morning"
  12. notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
  13. observe with care or pay close attention to; "Take note of this chemical reaction"
Similar Words: short letter, line, billet, annotation, notation, musical note, tone, bill, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback, promissory note, note of hand, eminence, distinction, preeminence, observe, mention, remark, take down, notice, mark, take note


Hyponyms: jotting, jot, memo, memorandum, memoranda, minute, excuse, poste restante, citation, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation, footnote, footer, nota bene, NB, N.B., postscript, PS, tonic, keynote, supertonic, mediant, subdominant, dominant, submediant, subtonic, leading tone, pedal point, pedal, trill, shake, middle C, chord, passing note, passing tone, whole note, semibreve, half note, minim, quarter note, crotchet, eighth note, quaver, sixteenth note, semiquaver, thirty-second note, demisemiquaver, sixty-fourth note, hemidemisemiquaver, grace note, appoggiatura, acciaccatura, blue note, monotone, silver certificate, hundred dollar bill, c-note, fifty dollar bill, fifty, twenty dollar bill, twenty, tenner, ten dollar bill, fiver, five-spot, five dollar bill, two dollar bill, dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, clam, demand note, note receivable, note payable, municipal note, IOU, time note, king, comment, notice, remark, point out, take notice


Entailments: perceive, comprehend


Member Meronyms: scale, musical scale


Derivational Morphology: take down, annotate, footnote, observe, mention, remark, gloss, comment, reference, mentioner, observer, commentator, notice, observation, observance, annotation, notation, sign, mark, noticer, perceiver, beholder, reflection, reflexion, watching


Anagrams: tone


Language Translations:
Chinese: 字条   Dutch: aantekening  
Finnish: muistiinpano   French: note  
German: Notiz   Hungarian: jegyzet  
Italian: nota   Japanese: メモ  
Korean: 기록   Portuguese: nota  
Romanian: notă   Russian: записка  
Spanish: nota   Swedish: anteckning  
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