詮釋; 註解; 註; 注意事項; 附註; 摘記; 符號; 記號; 標誌 NTE
Note v. t. To butt; to push with the horns. [Prov. Eng.]
Note Know not; knows not. [Obs.]
Note, n. Nut. [Obs.]
Note, n. Need; needful business. [Obs.]
1. A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality.
Whosoever appertain to the visible body of the church, they have also the notes of external profession. --Hooker.
She [the Anglican church] has the note of possession, the note of freedom from party titles,the note of life -- a tough life and a vigorous. --J. H. Newman.
What a note of youth, of imagination, of impulsive eagerness, there was through it all ! --Mrs. Humphry Ward.
2. A mark, or sign, made to call attention, to point out something to notice, or the like; a sign, or token, proving or giving evidence.
3. A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation.
The best writers have been perplexed with notes, and obscured with illustrations. --Felton.
4. A brief writing intended to assist the memory; a memorandum; a minute.
5. pl. Hence, a writing intended to be used in speaking; memoranda to assist a speaker, being either a synopsis, or the full text of what is to be said; as, to preach from notes; also, a reporter's memoranda; the original report of a speech or of proceedings.
6. A short informal letter; a billet.
7. A diplomatic missive or written communication.
8. A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and promising payment; as, a promissory note; a note of hand; a negotiable note.
9. A list of items or of charges; an account. [Obs.]
Here is now the smith's note for shoeing. --Shak.
10. Mus. (a) A character, variously formed, to indicate the length of a tone, and variously placed upon the staff to indicate its pitch. Hence: (b) A musical sound; a tone; an utterance; a tune. (c) A key of the piano or organ.
The wakeful bird . . . tunes her nocturnal note. --Milton.
That note of revolt against the eighteenth century, which we detect in Goethe, was struck by Winckelmann. --W. Pater.
11. Observation; notice; heed.
Give orders to my servants that they take
No note at all of our being absent hence. --Shak.
12. Notification; information; intelligence. [Obs.]
The king . . . shall have note of this. --Shak.
13. State of being under observation. [Obs.]
Small matters . . . continually in use and in note. --Bacon.
14. Reputation; distinction; as, a poet of note.
There was scarce a family of note which had not poured out its blood on the field or the scaffold. --Prescott.
15. Stigma; brand; reproach. [Obs.]
Note of hand, a promissory note.
Note v. t. [imp. & p. p. Noted; p. pr. & vb. n. Noting.]
1. To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed; to attend to.
No more of that; I have noted it well. --Shak.
2. To record in writing; to make a memorandum of.
Every unguarded word . . . was noted down. --Maccaulay.
3. To charge, as with crime (with of or for before the thing charged); to brand. [Obs.]
They were both noted of incontinency. --Dryden.
4. To denote; to designate.
5. To annotate. [R.]
6. To set down in musical characters.
To note a bill or To note a draft, to record on the back of it a refusal of acceptance, as the ground of a protest, which is done officially by a notary.
n 1: a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there"
[syn: short letter, line, billet]
2: a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"
3: 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"
4: a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central
bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes" [syn:
bill, government note, bank bill, banker's bill,
bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback]
5: a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical
sound; "the singer held the note too long" [syn: musical
6: 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" [syn: annotation,
7: high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a
scholar of great eminence" [syn: eminence, distinction,
8: a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling;
"there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
9: a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a
certain time; "I had to co-sign his note at the bank"
[syn: promissory note, note of hand]
v 1: make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up
too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go
sailing" [syn: observe, mention, remark]
2: notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following
her"; "mark my words" [syn: notice, mark] [ant: ignore]
3: observe with care or pay close attention to; "Take note of
this chemical reaction" [syn: take note, observe]
4: make a written note of; "she noted everything the teacher
said that morning" [syn: take down]