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Definition 1: the act of adding notes - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for annotation in the sense of this definition

(annotation is a kind of ...) adding information or detail

Definition 2: a comment or instruction (usually added) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where annotation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for annotation in the sense of this definition

(annotation is a kind of ...) a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material

"he wrote an extended comment on the proposal"

(... is a kind of annotation ) a notation written on mail that is to be held at the post office until called for (not in the United States or Canada)

(... is a kind of annotation ) a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

"the student's essay failed to list several important citations" "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book" "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"

(... is a kind of annotation ) a printed note placed below the text on a printed page

(... is a kind of annotation ) a Latin phrase (or its abbreviation) used to indicate that special attention should be paid to something

"the margins of his book were generously supplied with pencilled NBs"

(... is a kind of annotation ) a note appended to a letter after the signature

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