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Definition 1: a characteristic emotional quality - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • it ended on a sour note
  • there was a note of gaiety in her manner
  • he detected a note of sarcasm

(note is a kind of ...) a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing

"an air of mystery" "the house had a neglected air" "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters" "the place had an aura of romance"

Definition 2: a brief written record - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • he made a note of the appointment

(note is a kind of ...) a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events

(... is a kind of note ) a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note

(... is a kind of note ) notes written in the margin

(... is a kind of note ) a written proposal or reminder

(... is a kind of note ) a short note

"the secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting"

Definition 3: a comment or instruction (usually added) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where note 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 note in the sense of this definition

(note 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 note ) 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 note ) 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 note ) a printed note placed below the text on a printed page

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

Definition 4: a short personal letter - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • drop me a line when you get there

Synonyms for note in the sense of this definition

(note is a kind of ...) a letter dealing with personal affairs

(... is a kind of note ) a note explaining an absence

"he had to get his mother to write an excuse for him"

Definition 5: a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the singer held the note too long

Synonyms for note in the sense of this definition

(note is a kind of ...) (music) notation used by musicians

(... is a kind of note ) a nonharmonic note inserted for transition between harmonic notes

(... is a kind of note ) a musical note having the longest time value (equal to four beats in common time)

(... is a kind of note ) a musical note having the time value of half a whole note

(... is a kind of note ) a musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note

(... is a kind of note ) a musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note

(... is a kind of note ) a musical note having the time value of a sixteenth of a whole note

(... is a kind of note ) a musical note having the time value of a thirty-second of a whole note

(... is a kind of note ) a musical note having the time value of a sixty-fourth of a whole note

(... is a kind of note ) an embellishing note usually written in smaller size

(... is a kind of note ) a flattened third or seventh

(... is a kind of note ) a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together

(... is a kind of note ) the note designated by the first ledger line below the treble staff; 261.63 hertz

(... is a kind of note ) (music) the first note of a diatonic scale

(... is a kind of note ) (music) the second note of a diatonic scale

(... is a kind of note ) (music) the third note of a diatonic scale; midway between the tonic and the dominant

(... is a kind of note ) (music) the fourth note of the diatonic scale

(... is a kind of note ) (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale

(... is a kind of note ) (music) the sixth note of a major or minor scale (or the third below the tonic)

(... is a kind of note ) (music) the seventh note of the diatonic scale

(... is a kind of note ) a sustained bass note

(... is a kind of note ) a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it

(... is a kind of note ) a single tone repeated with different words or different rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts)

(... is a member of note) (music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)

Definition 6: a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • there was a note of uncertainty in his voice

(note is a kind of ...) the quality of a person's voice

"he began in a conversational tone" "he spoke in a nervous tone of voice"

Definition 7: a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time - [noun denoting possession]

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

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

Synonyms for note in the sense of this definition

(note is a kind of ...) a written promise to repay a debt

(... is a kind of note ) a note payable on demand

(... is a kind of note ) your right in a promissory note in which the maker promises to pay a certain amount of money at a certain time

(... is a kind of note ) a note promising to pay a certain amount of money at a certain time

(... is a kind of note ) a municipal debt instrument with a maturity of less than 2 years

(... is a kind of note ) an informal debt instrument; representing `I owe you'

(... is a kind of note ) a note that specifies the time (or times) of repayment

Definition 8: a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank) - [noun denoting possession]

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

  • he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes

Synonyms for note in the sense of this definition

(note is a kind of ...) currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie

(... is a kind of note ) formerly a bank note issued by the United States Treasury and redeemable in silver

(... is a kind of note ) a United States bill worth 100 dollars

(... is a kind of note ) a United States bill worth 50 dollars

(... is a kind of note ) a United States bill worth 20 dollars

(... is a kind of note ) a United States bill worth 10 dollars

(... is a kind of note ) a United States bill worth 5 dollars

(... is a kind of note ) a United States bill worth 2 dollars

(... is a kind of note ) a piece of paper money worth one dollar

Definition 9: high status importance owing to marked superiority - [noun denoting state]

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

  • a scholar of great eminence

Synonyms for note in the sense of this definition

(note is a kind of ...) a position of superior status

(... is a kind of note ) preeminence in a particular category or group or field

"the lion is the king of beasts"

Definition 10: make mention of - [verb of communication]

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

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

Synonyms for note in the sense of this definition

(note is a kind of ...) express in words

"He said that he wanted to marry her" "tell me what is bothering you" "state your opinion" "state your name"

(... is a kind of note ) make or write a comment on

"he commented the paper of his colleague"

Definition 11: make a written note of - [verb of communication]

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

  • she noted everything the teacher said that morning

Synonyms for note in the sense of this definition

(note is a kind of ...) put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.

Definition 12: notice or perceive - [verb of perception]

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

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

Synonyms for note in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of note ) observe with special attention

"Take notice of the great architecture"

(note implies ...) to become aware of through the senses

"I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"

Definition 13: observe with care or pay close attention to - [verb of perception]

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

  • Take note of this chemical reaction

Synonyms for note in the sense of this definition

(note implies ...) to become aware of through the senses

"I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"

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