Synonyms of note
1 messageDictionary • Stevens wrote him a note asking him to come to his apartment.e-mail
message • Would you like to leave a message?
letter • I had received a letter from a very close friend.
communication • The ambassador has brought with him a communication from the President.
epistle • He was deluged by ever more plaintive epistles from his devoted admirer.
2 recordDictionary • I made a note of his address.
memo • A leaked memo to managers identified a dozen danger spots.
memorandum • He sent a memorandum to the members of the board.
3 annotationDictionary • See note 16 on page 223.
annotation • He supplied annotations to 15,000 musical works.
comment • He had added a few comments in the margin.
remark • He had never found the situation worthy of remark.
gloss • A gloss in the margin explains this unfamiliar word.
4 documentDictionary • In the eyes of the law, signing a delivery note is seen as `accepting' the goods.
document • The foreign minister signed the document today.
form • You will be asked to fill in an application form.
record • Keep a record of all the payments.
certificate • a certificate of adoption
5 symbolDictionary • He has never been able to read or transcribe musical notes.
symbol • I frequently use sunflowers as symbols of strength.
mark • Shopkeepers closed their shutters as a mark of respect.
sign • His face and movements rarely betrayed any sign of nerves.
indication • He gave no indication that he was ready to compromise.
token • He sent her a gift as a token of his appreciation.
6 toneDictionary • I detected a note of bitterness in his voice.
tone • The tone of the letter was very friendly.
touch • She thought she might have a touch of flu.
trace • Wash them in cold water to remove all traces of sand.
hint • I glanced at her and saw no hint of irony on her face.
sound • the soulful sound of the violin
1 noticeDictionary • Suddenly I noted that the rain had stopped.
notice • People should not hesitate to contact the police if they notice anything suspicious.
see • I saw a man making his way towards me.
observe • In 1664 Hooke observed a reddish spot on the surface of the planet.
perceive • I perceived a number of changes.
2 bear in mindDictionary • Please note that there are a limited number of tickets.
bear in mind
take into account
3 mentionDictionary • The report noted a sharp drop in cases of sexually transmitted diseases.
record • The test records the electrical activity of the brain.
mark • The announcement marks the end of an extraordinary period.
indicate • The gauge indicated that it was boiling.
register • Many people registered no symptoms when they became infected.
remark • Everyone has remarked what a lovely lady she is.
denote • Red eyes denote strain and fatigue.
PHRASE:▷ of note
, see music
IDIOM:▷ take note of something or someone
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annotationAn annotation is a note that is added to a text or diagram, often in order to explain it.
• He supplied annotations to 15,000 musical works.
certificateA certificate is an official document stating that particular facts are true.
• a certificate of adoption
• He had added a few comments in the margin.
Thesaurus for note from the Collins English Thesaurus
a brief summary or record in writing, esp a jotting for future reference