note noun (WRITING)
notes A2 [ plural ]
- I managed to compress ten pages of notes into four paragraphs.
- He took copious notes during the lecture.
- There are explanatory notes with the diagram.
- I'd lost my notes and had to extemporize.
- I always go over my revision notes just before I go into an exam.
- He sent her a note of congratulation on her election victory.
- The book was delivered yesterday with a note saying the bill for it would follow in a day or two.
- I'd better leave a note so they'll know I'll be late.
- I have a pad and pencil for taking notes.
- She spoke for an hour without once referring to her notes.
note noun (SOUND)
- I can't reach the high notes.
- I just can't hit those high notes like I used to.
- The musical notes on the lines go EGBDF - use the mnemonic 'every good boy deserves fun'.
- Ann blew a few notes on the trumpet.
- Accent the first note of every bar.
note noun (WAY OF EXPRESSING)
note noun (MONEY)
note noun (IMPORTANCE)
noteverb [ T ]uk /nəʊt/ us /noʊt/ formal
B1 to notice something:
[ + that ] He said the weather was beyond our control, noting that last summer was one of the hottest on record.
- She noted his epicene features - the long eyelashes, the full lips.
- Will patrons kindly note that this shop will be closed on 17 July.
- The report notes that 40 percent of lawyers entering the profession are women.
- He noted what time the train was due to get in.
- Did you note what number bus we need to catch?
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
- attention span
- be good, and if you can't be good, be careful idiom
- be on (your) guard idiom
- handle/treat sb with kid gloves idiom
- hang on/upon sth
- have a care idiom
- have/keep your ear to the ground idiom
- take note of sth idiom
- the/a glare of sth idiom
- tread carefully/gently/lightly idiom
- walk on eggs/eggshells idiom