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noun 
  1. A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality.
  2. A mark, or sign, made to call attention, to point out something to notice, or the like; a sign, or token, proving or giving evidence.
  3. A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation.
  4. A brief piece of writing intended to assist the memory; a memorandum; a minute.
  5. A short informal letter; a billet.
  6. A diplomatic missive or written communication.
  7. A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and promising payment; as, a promissory note; a note of hand; a negotiable note.
  8. A piece of paper money; a banknote.
  9. (music) A character, variously formed, to indicate the length of a tone, and variously placed upon the staff to indicate its pitch.
  10. (music) A musical sound; a tone; an utterance; a tune.
  11. (music) A key of the piano or organ.
  12. Observation; notice; heed.
  13. Reputation; distinction; as, a poet of note.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: aantekening
  • French: note
    1. French, note
    2. German: Notiz
    3. Italian: nota
    4. Spanish: nota
verb (notes, noting, noted)
  1. (transitive) To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed
  2. (transitive) To record in writing; to make a memorandum of.
  3. (transitive) To denote; to designate
  4. (transitive) To annotate
  5. (transitive) To set down in musical characters.
Translations: 
  • Spanish: anotar
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, To set down in musical characters)
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