1. a brief written record;
- Example: "he made a note of the appointment"
2. a short personal letter;
- Example: "drop me a line when you get there"
[syn: note, short letter, line, billet]
3. a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound;
- Example: "the singer held the note too long"
[syn: note, musical note, tone]
4. a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling;
- Example: "there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
5. a characteristic emotional quality;
- Example: "it ended on a sour note"
- Example: "there was a note of gaiety in her manner"
- Example: "he detected a note of sarcasm"
6. a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank);
- Example: "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
[syn: bill, note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback]
7. a comment or instruction (usually added);
- Example: "his notes were appended at the end of the article"
- Example: "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
[syn: note, annotation, notation]
8. high status importance owing to marked superiority;
- Example: "a scholar of great eminence"
[syn: eminence, distinction, preeminence, note]
9. a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time;
- Example: "I had to co-sign his note at the bank"
[syn: note, promissory note, note of hand]
1. make mention of;
- Example: "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"
- Example: "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
[syn: note, observe, mention, remark]
2. notice or perceive;
- Example: "She noted that someone was following her"
- Example: "mark my words"
[syn: notice, mark, note]
3. observe with care or pay close attention to;
- Example: "Take note of this chemical reaction"
[syn: note, take note, observe]
4. make a written note of;
- Example: "she noted everything the teacher said that morning"
[syn: note, take down]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Accommodation \Ac*com`mo*da"tion\, n. [L. accommodatio, fr. accommodare: cf. F. accommodation.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment; -- followed by to. "The organization of the body with accommodation to its functions." --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] 2. Willingness to accommodate; obligingness. [1913 Webster] 3. Whatever supplies a want or affords ease, refreshment, or convenience; anything furnished which is desired or needful; -- often in the plural; as, the accommodations -- that is, lodgings and food -- at an inn. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 4. An adjustment of differences; state of agreement; reconciliation; settlement. "To come to terms of accommodation." --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 5. The application of a writer's language, on the ground of analogy, to something not originally referred to or intended. [1913 Webster] Many of those quotations from the Old Testament were probably intended as nothing more than accommodations. --Paley. [1913 Webster] 6. (Com.) (a) A loan of money. (b) An accommodation bill or note. [1913 Webster] Accommodation bill, or note (Com.), a bill of exchange which a person accepts, or a note which a person makes and delivers to another, not upon a consideration received, but for the purpose of raising money on credit. Accommodation coach, or train, one running at moderate speed and stopping at all or nearly all stations. Accommodation ladder (Naut.), a light ladder hung over the side of a ship at the gangway, useful in ascending from, or descending to, small boats. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Note \Note\, n. [AS. notu use, profit.] Need; needful business. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Note \Note\, n. [F. note, L. nota; akin to noscere, notum, to know. See Know.] 1. A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality. [1913 Webster] Whosoever appertain to the visible body of the church, they have also the notes of external profession. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] She [the Anglican church] has the note of possession, the note of freedom from party titles,the note of life -- a tough life and a vigorous. --J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] What a note of youth, of imagination, of impulsive eagerness, there was through it all ! --Mrs. Humphry Ward. [1913 Webster] 2. A mark, or sign, made to call attention, to point out something to notice, or the like; a sign, or token, proving or giving evidence. [1913 Webster] 3. A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation. [1913 Webster] The best writers have been perplexed with notes, and obscured with illustrations. --Felton. [1913 Webster] 4. A brief writing intended to assist the memory; a memorandum; a minute. [1913 Webster] 5. pl. Hence, a writing intended to be used in speaking; memoranda to assist a speaker, being either a synopsis, or the full text of what is to be said; as, to preach from notes; also, a reporter's memoranda; the original report of a speech or of proceedings. [1913 Webster] 6. A short informal letter; a billet. [1913 Webster] 7. A diplomatic missive or written communication. [1913 Webster] 8. A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and promising payment; as, a promissory note; a note of hand; a negotiable note. [1913 Webster] 9. A list of items or of charges; an account. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Here is now the smith's note for shoeing. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 10. (Mus.) (a) A character, variously formed, to indicate the length of a tone, and variously placed upon the staff to indicate its pitch. Hence: (b) A musical sound; a tone; an utterance; a tune. (c) A key of the piano or organ. [1913 Webster] The wakeful bird . . . tunes her nocturnal note. --Milton. [1913 Webster] That note of revolt against the eighteenth century, which we detect in Goethe, was struck by Winckelmann. --W. Pater. [1913 Webster] 11. Observation; notice; heed. [1913 Webster] Give orders to my servants that they take No note at all of our being absent hence. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 12. Notification; information; intelligence. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The king . . . shall have note of this. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 13. State of being under observation. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Small matters . . . continually in use and in note. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 14. Reputation; distinction; as, a poet of note. [1913 Webster] There was scarce a family of note which had not poured out its blood on the field or the scaffold. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] 15. Stigma; brand; reproach. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note of hand, a promissory note. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Note \Note\ (n[=o]t), v. t. [AS. hn[imac]tan to strike against, imp. hn[=a]t.] To butt; to push with the horns. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Note \Note\ (n[=o]t). [AS. n[=a]t; ne not + w[=a]t wot. See Not, and Wot.] Know not; knows not. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Note \Note\, n. Nut. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Note \Note\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Noted; p. pr. & vb. n. Noting.] [F. noter, L. notare, fr. nota. See Note, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed; to attend to. --Pope. [1913 Webster] No more of that; I have noted it well. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The world will little note, nor long remember, what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. --Abraham Lincoln (Gettysburg Address, 1863). [PJC] 2. To record in writing; to make a memorandum of. [1913 Webster] Every unguarded word . . . was noted down. --Maccaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. To charge, as with crime (with of or for before the thing charged); to brand. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] They were both noted of incontinency. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. To denote; to designate. --Johnson. [1913 Webster] 5. To annotate. [R.] --W. H. Dixon. [1913 Webster] 6. To set down in musical characters. [1913 Webster] To note a bill or To note a draft, to record on the back of it a refusal of acceptance, as the ground of a protest, which is done officially by a notary. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Raise \Raise\ (r[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Raised (r[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. Raising.] [OE. reisen, Icel. reisa, causative of r[imac]sa to rise. See Rise, and cf. Rear to raise.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cause to rise; to bring from a lower to a higher place; to lift upward; to elevate; to heave; as, to raise a stone or weight. Hence, figuratively: [1913 Webster] (a) To bring to a higher condition or situation; to elevate in rank, dignity, and the like; to increase the value or estimation of; to promote; to exalt; to advance; to enhance; as, to raise from a low estate; to raise to office; to raise the price, and the like. [1913 Webster] This gentleman came to be raised to great titles. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] The plate pieces of eight were raised three pence in the piece. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] (b) To increase the strength, vigor, or vehemence of; to excite; to intensify; to invigorate; to heighten; as, to raise the pulse; to raise the voice; to raise the spirits or the courage; to raise the heat of a furnace. [1913 Webster] (c) To elevate in degree according to some scale; as, to raise the pitch of the voice; to raise the temperature of a room. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to rise up, or assume an erect position or posture; to set up; to make upright; as, to raise a mast or flagstaff. Hence: [1913 Webster] (a) To cause to spring up from a recumbent position, from a state of quiet, or the like; to awaken; to arouse. [1913 Webster] They shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep. --Job xiv. 12. [1913 Webster] (b) To rouse to action; to stir up; to incite to tumult, struggle, or war; to excite. [1913 Webster] He commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind. --Ps. cvii. 25. [1913 Webster] Aeneas . . . employs his pains, In parts remote, to raise the Tuscan swains. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] (c) To bring up from the lower world; to call up, as a spirit from the world of spirits; to recall from death; to give life to. [1913 Webster] Why should it be thought a thing incredible with you, that God should raise the dead ? --Acts xxvi. 8. [1913 Webster] 3. To cause to arise, grow up, or come into being or to appear; to give rise to; to originate, produce, cause, effect, or the like. Hence, specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) To form by the accumulation of materials or constituent parts; to build up; to erect; as, to raise a lofty structure, a wall, a heap of stones. [1913 Webster] I will raise forts against thee. --Isa. xxix. 3. [1913 Webster] (b) To bring together; to collect; to levy; to get together or obtain for use or service; as, to raise money, troops, and the like. "To raise up a rent." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] (c) To cause to grow; to procure to be produced, bred, or propagated; to grow; as, to raise corn, barley, hops, etc.; toraise cattle. "He raised sheep." "He raised wheat where none grew before." --Johnson's Dict. [1913 Webster] Note: In some parts of the United States, notably in the Southern States, raise is also commonly applied to the rearing or bringing up of children. [1913 Webster] I was raised, as they say in Virginia, among the mountains of the North. --Paulding. [1913 Webster] (d) To bring into being; to produce; to cause to arise, come forth, or appear; -- often with up. [1913 Webster] I will raise them up a prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee. --Deut. xviii. 18. [1913 Webster] God vouchsafes to raise another world From him [Noah], and all his anger to forget. --Milton. [1913 Webster] (e) To give rise to; to set agoing; to occasion; to start; to originate; as, to raise a smile or a blush. [1913 Webster] Thou shalt not raise a false report. --Ex. xxiii. 1. [1913 Webster] (f) To give vent or utterance to; to utter; to strike up. [1913 Webster] Soon as the prince appears, they raise a cry. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] (g) To bring to notice; to submit for consideration; as, to raise a point of order; to raise an objection. [1913 Webster] 4. To cause to rise, as by the effect of leaven; to make light and spongy, as bread. [1913 Webster] Miss Liddy can dance a jig, and raise paste. --Spectator. [1913 Webster] 5. (Naut.) (a) To cause (the land or any other object) to seem higher by drawing nearer to it; as, to raise Sandy Hook light. (b) To let go; as in the command, Raise tacks and sheets, i. e., Let go tacks and sheets. [1913 Webster] 6. (Law) To create or constitute; as, to raise a use, that is, to create it. --Burrill. [1913 Webster] To raise a blockade (Mil.), to remove or break up a blockade, either by withdrawing the ships or forces employed in enforcing it, or by driving them away or dispersing them. To raise a check, note, bill of exchange, etc., to increase fraudulently its nominal value by changing the writing, figures, or printing in which the sum payable is specified. To raise a siege, to relinquish an attempt to take a place by besieging it, or to cause the attempt to be relinquished. To raise steam, to produce steam of a required pressure. To raise the wind, to procure ready money by some temporary expedient. [Colloq.] To raise Cain, or To raise the devil, to cause a great disturbance; to make great trouble. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Syn: To lift; exalt; elevate; erect; originate; cause; produce; grow; heighten; aggravate; excite. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
note n 1: a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment" 2: a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there" [syn: note, short letter, line, billet] 3: a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long" [syn: note, 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" [syn: bill, note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback] 7: a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope" [syn: note, annotation, notation] 8: high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence" [syn: eminence, distinction, preeminence, note] 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" [syn: note, promissory note, note of hand] v 1: make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing" [syn: note, observe, mention, remark] 2: notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words" [syn: notice, mark, note] [ant: ignore] 3: observe with care or pay close attention to; "Take note of this chemical reaction" [syn: note, take note, observe] 4: make a written note of; "she noted everything the teacher said that morning" [syn: note, take down]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
643 Moby Thesaurus words for "note": CD, Federal Reserve note, French pitch, IOU, MO, Parthian shot, accent, acceptance, acceptance bill, accidental, acknowledgment, address, adversaria, advertence, advertency, affidavit, affirmation, affix, aide-memoire, air, alertness, allegation, allonge, allude to, animadvert, animal noise, annotation, answer, apostrophe, apparatus criticus, appendix, apperception, appreciation, appreciativeness, argue, aria, article, assertion, assiduity, assiduousness, assignat, atmosphere, attend, attend to, attention, attention span, attentiveness, attestation, aura, authority, authorization, averment, awareness, badge, balance, balance the books, bank acceptance, bank check, bank note, banknote, banner, bark, barking, be indicative of, be significant of, be symptomatic of, bespeak, betoken, bill, bill of draft, bill of exchange, bill of health, billet, birdcall, blank check, blurt, blurt out, book, breve, business letter, calendar, call, call attention to, callable securities, canto, cantus, capitalize, care, carry, carry over, carve, cast up accounts, catalog, cats and dogs, causerie, certificate, certificate of deposit, certificate of proficiency, certification, certified check, chalk, chalk up, character, characteristic, characterize, charge off, check, check in, check out, checkbook, cheque, chit, chronicle, clang, classical pitch, climate, close out, close the books, clue, coda, codicil, cognition, cognizance, comment, commentary, commentation, commercial paper, communication, concentration, concern, concernment, connote, consciousness, consecutive intervals, consequence, consequentiality, consider, consideration, conspicuousness, contemplate, corporation securities, crack, credential, credit, criticism, critique, crotchet, cry, cue, currency, cut, debenture, debit, declaration, degree, demand bill, demand draft, demisemiquaver, denominate, denote, deposition, depth, descant, descry, device, diapason, diatessaron, diatonic interval, diatonic semitone, dictum, differentia, differentiate, diligence, diploma, discern, disclose, discourse, discussion, dispatch, display, disquisition, dissertation, distinction, distinguish, docket, dollar bill, dominant, dominant note, double entry, double whole note, draft, due bill, ear, earmark, earnestness, eighth note, eisegesis, element, elevation, eminence, emphasis, enclitic, engrave, enharmonic, enharmonic diesis, enharmonic interval, enharmonic note, enroll, enscroll, entail, enter, entry, envoi, epilogue, epistle, espial, espionage, essay, etude, exaltation, examination, excellence, exchequer bill, exclaim, exclamation, excursus, exegesis, explanation, exposition, express, expression, fan letter, favor, feature, feel, feeling, fiat money, fifth, file, fill out, first approach, flat, folding money, footnote, foreign securities, fourth, fractional note, frame, frame of mind, futures contract, give evidence, give thought to, give token, gloss, government note, government securities, grandeur, grave, greatness, greeting, grunt, half note, half step, halftone, hallmark, heart, heed, heedfulness, height, hemidemisemiquaver, high mightiness, high order, high pitch, high rank, highlight, hint, homily, howl, howling, humor, idea, identify, idiosyncrasy, image, impanel, import, importance, incise, index, indicant, indicate, indicator, infix, inkling, inscribe, insert, insight, insignia, intentiveness, intentness, interest, interject, interjection, interlineation, interpolation, interval, intimation, introductory study, investigate, involve, item, jot down, jotting, journalize, junior securities, keep books, key, keynote, lay, legal-tender note, less semitone, let drop, let fall, letter, letter of credit, line, list, listed securities, loftiness, log, look, look into, looking, lookout, low pitch, lucubration, make a memorandum, make a note, make an entry, make out, make reference to, manifest, marginal note, marginalia, mark, mark down, marketable securities, mash note, materiality, mating call, matriculate, mean, measure, melodia, melodic interval, melodic line, melody, memo, memoir, memorandum, memorial, mention, merit, message, milieu, mind, mindfulness, minim, minute, minutes, missive, moment, money, money order, monograph, mood, morale, morceau, motif, municipal securities, muse, musical note, national bank note, natural, navicert, negotiable instrument, negotiable note, negotiable securities, new philharmonic pitch, nobility, noesis, noncallable securities, notability, notarized statement, notation, note down, note of explanation, note of hand, notes, notice, obiter dictum, observance, observation, observe, octave, opine, outline, outstanding securities, outstandingness, over-the-counter securities, overtone, pandect, paper, paper money, paragraph, parallel octaves, paramountcy, patent note, pay attention to, peculiarity, perceive, perception, philharmonic pitch, philosophical pitch, phrase, picture, piece, pitch, place upon record, poll, portfolio, position, post, post up, postal order, postscript, precedence, preeminence, prefix, preliminary study, prestige, primacy, priority, proclitic, prolegomenon, prominence, promissory note, pronouncement, property, put down, put in writing, put on paper, put on tape, quality, quarter note, quaver, question, realization, recognition, record, records, reduce to writing, refer to, reflect, reflection, refrain, regard, regardfulness, register, registry, remark, reminder, renown, reply, report, representation, representative, reputation, repute, rescript, research paper, respect, responding note, reveal, rider, rough draft, saying, scholia, scholium, screed, scrip, seal, second, securities, see, self-importance, semibreve, semiquaver, semitone, senior securities, sense, sensibility, sentence, set down, seventh, shaped note, sharp, sheepskin, shinplaster, short-term note, show, sight bill, sight draft, sigil, sign, signal, signature, significance, signify, single entry, sixteenth note, sixth, sixty-fourth note, sketch, solo, solo part, song, soprano part, sound, speak, special article, spiccato, spirit, spirits, spying, staccato, stamp, stand for, standard pitch, state of mind, statement, step, stocks and bonds, strain, stress, stridulation, strike a balance, study, subject to call, subjoinder, sublimity, substance, suffix, suggest, suggestion, supereminence, superiority, supremacy, sure sign, survey, suspicion, sustained note, sworn statement, symptom, symptomatize, symptomize, synopsis, tabulate, tail, take down, take note, take notice, tape, tape-record, telltale sign, temper, tend, tenor, tercet, term paper, testamur, testify, testimonial, theme, thesis, think about, third, thirty-second note, thought, thumbnail sketch, ticket, time bill, time draft, tip, tip-off, tonality, tone, touch on, tract, tractate, trade acceptance, trait, treasury bill, treasury bond, treasury certificate, treasury note, treatise, treatment, treble, triplet, tune, ululation, undertone, undigested securities, unison interval, unregistered securities, utterance, value, vein, videotape, view, viewing, visa, vise, voucher, warrant, warranty, watch, watching, weight, whole note, whole step, witness, witnessing, woodnote, word, word of explanation, worth, write, write down, write in, write out, write upBouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
NOTE, estates, conv., practice. The fourth part of a fine of lands: it is an abstract of the writ of covenant and concord, and is only a, doequet taken by the chirographer, from which he draws up the indenture. It is sometimes taken in the old books for the concord. Cruise, Dig. tit. 35, c. 2, 51.