1. [ verb ] make mention of
Synonyms: remark observe mention

"She observed that his presentation took up too much time" "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"

Related terms: state comment remark observer notice
2. [ verb ] notice or perceive
Synonyms: notice mark

"She noted that someone was following her" "mark my words"

Related terms: ignore take_notice sign perceive
3. [ verb ] observe with care or pay close attention to
Synonyms: observe take_note

"Take note of this chemical reaction"

Related terms: perceiver observation notice perceive
4. [ noun ] a brief written record

"he made a note of the appointment"

Related terms: written_record memo jotting minute
5. [ noun ] (writing) a short personal letter
Synonyms: line billet short_letter

"drop me a line when you get there"

Related terms: personal_letter excuse
6. [ noun ] (music) a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
Synonyms: tone musical_note

"the singer held the note too long"

Related terms: musical_notation trill chord submediant mediant supertonic half_note subtonic pedal_point grace_note middle_C subdominant passing_note whole_note dominant quarter_note eighth_note sixteenth_note thirty-second_note sixty-fourth_note tonic blue_note monotone scale
7. [ verb ] (writing) make a written note of
Synonyms: take_down

"she noted everything the teacher said that morning"

Related terms: write_down
8. [ noun ] (rhetoric) a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling

"there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"

Related terms: tone
9. [ noun ] 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"

Related terms: air
10. [ noun ] (writing) a comment or instruction (usually added)
Synonyms: notation annotation

"his notes were appended at the end of the article" "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"

Related terms: comment citation PS footnote poste_restante nb annotate gloss
11. [ noun ] a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
Synonyms: bill banker's_bill greenback bank_note banknote Federal_Reserve_note bank_bill government_note

"he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"

Related terms: paper_money dollar hundred_dollar_bill fifty two_dollar_bill fiver twenty_dollar_bill ten_dollar_bill silver_certificate
12. [ noun ] high status importance owing to marked superiority
Synonyms: distinction eminence preeminence

"a scholar of great eminence"

Related terms: high_status king
13. [ noun ] (finance) a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time
Synonyms: note_of_hand promissory_note

"I had to co-sign his note at the bank"

Related terms: debt_instrument note_payable note_receivable municipal_note IOU time_note demand_note
Similar spelling:   not