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Noun note has 9 senses
  1. note, short letter, line, billet - a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there"
    --1 is a kind of personal letter
    --1 has particulars: excuse
  2. note - a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"
    --2 is a kind of
    written record, written account
    --2 has particulars:
     jotting, jot; memo, memorandum, memoranda; minute
    Derived form: verb note4
  3. note - 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"
    --3 is a kind of
    air, aura, atmosphere
  4. bill, note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback - a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
    --4 is a kind of paper money, folding money, paper currency
    --4 has particulars:
     silver certificate; hundred dollar bill, c-note; fifty dollar bill, fifty; twenty dollar bill, twenty; tenner, ten dollar bill; fiver, five-spot, five dollar bill; two dollar bill; dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, clam
  5. note, musical note, tone - a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"
    --5 is a kind of musical notation
    --5 is a member of scale, musical scale
    --5 has particulars:
     tonic, keynote; supertonic; mediant; subdominant; dominant; submediant; subtonic, leading tone; pedal point, pedal; trill, shake; middle C; chord; passing note, passing tone; whole note, semibreve; half note, minim; quarter note, crotchet; eighth note, quaver; sixteenth note, semiquaver; thirty-second note, demisemiquaver; sixty-fourth note, hemidemisemiquaver; grace note, appoggiatura, acciaccatura; blue note; monotone
  6. note, annotation, notation - 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"
    --6 is a kind of comment, commentary
    --6 has particulars:
     poste restante; citation, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation; footnote, footer; nota bene, NB, N.B.; postscript, PS
    Derived forms: verb note1, verb annotate1, verb annotate2
  7. eminence, distinction, preeminence, note - high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence"
    --7 is a kind of high status
    --7 has particulars: king
  8. note - a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling; "there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
    --8 is a kind of
    tone, tone of voice
  9. note, promissory note, note of hand - a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time; "I had to co-sign his note at the bank"
    --9 is a kind of debt instrument, certificate of indebtedness
    --9 has particulars:
     demand note; note receivable; note payable; municipal note; IOU; time note
Verb note has 4 senses
  1. note, observe, mention, remark - make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
    --1 is one way to state, say, tell
    Derived form: noun note6
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  2. notice, mark, note - notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. note, take note, observe - observe with care or pay close attention to; "Take note of this chemical reaction"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. note, take down - make a written note of; "she noted everything the teacher said that morning"
    --4 is one way to write down, set down, get down, put down
    Derived forms: noun note2, noun notation2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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