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Verb: note  nowt
  1. Speak of something; say to bring other people's attention to something
    "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing";
    - observe, mention, remark
  2. Detect and remember; perceive with the mind
    "She noted that someone was following her";
    - notice, mark
  3. Pay close attention
    "Take note of this chemical reaction";
    - take note, observe
  4. Make a written note of
    "she noted everything the teacher said that morning";
    - take down
Noun: note  nowt
  1. A brief written record
    "he made a note of the appointment"
  2. A short personal letter
    "drop me a note when you get there";
    - short letter, line, billet
  3. A notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
    "the singer held the note too long";
    - musical note, tone
  4. A tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling
    "there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
  5. 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"
  6. A piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
    "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes";
    - bill [N. Amer], government note [US], bank bill, banker's bill [N. Amer], bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note [US], greenback [US, informal]
  7. A comment or instruction (usually added)
    "his notes were appended at the end of the article";
    - annotation, notation
  8. High status importance owing to marked superiority
    - eminence, distinction, preeminence
  9. A promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time
    "I had to co-sign his note at the bank";
    - promissory note, note of hand, marker [N. Amer]

Derived forms: noting, notes, noted

Type of: air, atmosphere, aura, certificate of indebtedness, comment, commentary, debt instrument, folding money, get down, high status, musical notation, obligation, paper currency, paper money, personal letter, put down, say, set down, state, tell, tone, tone of voice, write down, written account, written record

Part of: musical scale, scale

Encyclopedia: Note