Note - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |noʊt|  American pronunciation of the word note
Brit.  |nəʊt|  British pronunciation of the word note
- a brief written record
- a short personal letter (syn: billet, line)
- a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound (syn: tone)
- a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling
- a characteristic emotional quality
- a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank) (syn: banknote, bill, greenback)
- a comment or instruction (usually added) (syn: annotation, notation)
- high status importance owing to marked superiority (syn: distinction, eminence, preeminence)
- a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time
- make mention of (syn: mention, observe, remark)
- notice or perceive (syn: mark, notice)
- observe with care or pay close attention to (syn: observe)
- make a written note of (syn: take down)


You may have noted my late arrival.

The thing to note here is that people are suffering.

It's interesting to note how quickly things have changed.

Their objections were duly noted.

As one official noted, the situation has begun to get out of control.

As noted above most people survive the disease.

“They've asked us to leave,” he noted with amusement.

She wrote a note to remind herself about the appointment.

I left you a note on the kitchen table.

making notes in the margins of a book

She jotted down a few notes during the interview.

After class, I usually study my notes and read the next chapter.

I can't come to class today. Would you mind taking notes for me?

His secretary took notes during our meeting.

Please include a brief note about where the picture was taken.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: note
he/she/it: notes
present participle: noting
past tense: noted
past participle: noted
singular: note
plural: notes
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