LETTER [C] › a short letter: He left a note on her desk. Did you get my note? INFORMATION [C] › words that you write down to help you remember something: She studied her notes before the exam. Let me make a note of (= write) your phone number. The doctor took notes (= wrote information) while I described my symptoms. EXPLANATION [C] › a short explanation or an extra piece of information that is given at the bottom of a page or at the back of a book: See note 3, page 37. FEELING [no plural] › a particular feeling or mood: a sad/serious/positive note His speech had just the right note of sympathy. MUSIC [C] › a single musical sound or the symbol that represents it MONEY [C] UK (US bill) › a piece of paper money: a ten-pound note
take note (of sth) › to pay careful attention to something: Make sure you take note of what she says. Safety standards are being tightened. Employers, take note.
sb/sth of note formal › someone or something famous or important: A medieval church is the only monument of note in the town.