Definition of "note" []

  • A brief record, especially one written down to aid the memory: took notes in class. (noun)
  • A brief informal letter. See Synonyms at letter. (noun)
  • A formal written diplomatic or official communication. (noun)
  • A comment or an explanation, as on a passage in a text. (noun)
  • A piece of paper currency. (noun)
  • A brief summary or record in writing, esp a jotting for future reference (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A brief letter, usually of an informal nature (noun)
  • A formal written communication, esp from one government to another (noun)
  • A short written statement giving any kind of information (noun)
  • A critical comment, explanatory statement, or reference in the text of a book, often preceded by a number (noun)
  • A characteristic element or atmosphere (noun)
  • A distinctive vocal sound, as of a species of bird or animal (noun)
  • Any of a series of graphic signs representing a musical sound whose pitch is indicated by position on the stave and whose duration is indicated by the sign's shape (noun)
  • A musical sound of definite fundamental frequency or pitch (noun)
  • A key on a piano, organ, etc (noun)
  • A sound, as from a musical instrument, used as a signal or warning (noun)
  • A tune or melody (noun)
  • To notice; perceive (verb)
  • To pay close attention to; observe (verb)
  • To make a written note or memorandum of (verb)
  • To make particular mention of; remark upon (verb)
  • To write down (music, a melody, etc) in notes (verb)
  • To take (an unpaid or dishonoured bill of exchange) to a notary public to re-present the bill and if it is still unaccepted or unpaid to note the circumstances in a register (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "note" in a sentence
  • "On a lighter note… wait there is not a lighter note."
  • "Corbie: note from MS. once belonging to, 75, _note_; injunction to use a MS. at, carefully, 77 and _note_; endowment of library, 79"
  • "Attalus, King: note on his stoa at Athens, 11, _note_"