note


note
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noun
1 short letter
ADJECTIVE
brief, little, quick, short

Just a quick note to wish you luck.

handwritten, scribbled
cover (AmE), covering (BrE), credit, delivery (BrE), love, promissory, ransom, sick (BrE), suicide, thank-you
Post-it™, sticky (esp. AmE)

Never write your password on a sticky note!

crumpled
VERB + NOTE
scribble (sb), write (sb)
send (sb)
leave (sb)

She left me a note to say my dinner was in the oven.

pass

I saw you two passing notes during class.

sign
PHRASES
a note of thanks
2 (often notes) words that you write down quickly
ADJECTIVE
brief
copious, detailed, extensive
lecture
field
case, clinical (esp. BrE), medical (esp. BrE)
VERB + NOTE
jot down, keep, make, take

She kept detailed notes of her travels.

go through, look through, read through, sift through
compare (usually figurative)

Let's compare notes on our experiences.

PREPOSITION
note of

I've made a note of the book's title.

note on

The booklet has full notes on each artist.

PHRASES
make a mental note (of sth/to do sth)

She made a mental note to call them in the morning.

3 (usually notes) extra piece of information
ADJECTIVE
detailed, extensive
explanatory, helpful, informative
interesting
introductory
marginal, side
biographical
booklet, liner, sleeve (BrE)
briefing (esp. BrE), programme/program
4 (esp. BrE) piece of paper money ⇨ See also ↑bill
ADJECTIVE
five-pound, ten-euro, etc.
crumpled
… OF NOTES
bundle, roll, wad

a thick wad of notes

5 single musical sound
ADJECTIVE
high, top

She's a little wobbly on the top notes.

low
right
wrong
musical
dissonant
whole, half, quarter, eighth, etc. (all AmE)
VERB + NOTE
play, sing
hit, strike
hold
6 quality/feeling
ADJECTIVE
brighter, cheerful, happier, hopeful, lighter, optimistic, positive, upbeat

On a brighter note … 

related, unrelated

On a completely unrelated note … 

discordant, false, sad, sombre/somber, sour
faint

a faint note of bitterness in his voice

serious
right

His opening remarks struck the right note.

odd
cautionary, warning

He sounded a cautionary note.

personal
VERB + NOTE
hit, sound, strike
inject, introduce

His remarks injected a note of levity into the proceedings.

detect

I detected a faint note of weariness in his voice.

end on

The conference ended on an optimistic note.

NOTE + VERB
creep into sb's voice, enter sb's voice
PREPOSITION
note of

A note of suspicion entered his voice.

PHRASES
a note in sb's voice

There was a sad note in her voice.

7 notice/attention
ADJECTIVE
careful
VERB + NOTE
take

He took careful note of the suspicious-looking man in the corner of the bar.

PHRASES
worthy of note

The sculptures are worthy of note.

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verb
ADVERB
carefully
briefly, in passing

He noted in passing that the government's record on unemployment was not very good.

duly

Your objections have been duly noted.

Her lapse was duly noted by the stage manager and reported to the director.

above, already, earlier, previously

These policies, as noted above, are not always successful.

approvingly
ruefully
drily, pointedly, wryly
VERB + NOTE
should

Visitors should note that the tower is not open to the public.

be important to
be interesting to
be pleased to

I was pleased to note that my name had been spelled correctly for once.

PHRASES
be worth noting

There are a few points here that are worth noting.

it must be noted that … , it should be noted that … 
a point to note

There are two other points to note from this graph.

Note is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑author, ↑document, ↑observer, ↑panel, ↑report, ↑researcher
Note is used with these nouns as the object: ↑change, ↑difference, ↑discrepancy, ↑distinction, ↑effect, ↑importance, ↑improvement, ↑parallel, ↑passing, ↑resemblance, ↑sarcasm, ↑similarity, ↑suggestion

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