What is the meaning of note?

Subtopics: original note 


  • A brief written record.
    • usage: "he made a note of the appointment"
  • A short personal letter.
    • usage: "drop me a line when you get there"
  • A notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound.
    • usage: "the singer held the note too long"
  • A tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling.
    • usage: "there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
  • A characteristic emotional quality.
    • usage: "it ended on a sour note"; "there was a note of gaiety in her manner"; "he detected a note of sarcasm"
  • A piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank. )
    • usage: "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
  • A comment or instruction (usually added. )
    • usage: "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
  • High status importance owing to marked superiority.
    • usage: "a scholar of great eminence"
  • A promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time.
    • usage: "I had to co-sign his note at the bank"


  • Make mention of.
    • usage: "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
  • Notice or perceive.
    • usage: "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
  • Observe with care or pay close attention to.
    • usage: "Take note of this chemical reaction"
  • Make a written note of.
    • usage: "she noted everything the teacher said that morning"
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APAWordNet. (2010). note. Retrieved August 20, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/note/definitions/1210255
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "note" http://smartdefine.org/note/definitions/1210255 (accessed August 20, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, note, Smart Define, viewed 20 August, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/note/definitions/1210255>.
MLAWordNet. "note" 23 October 2010. Web. 20 August 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/note/definitions/1210255>
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