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.
Not·ed a. Well known by reputation or report; eminent; famous; prominent; celebrated; as, a noted author, or traveler. -- Not*ed*ly, adv. -- Not*ed*ness, n.
adj 1: widely known and esteemed; "a famous actor"; "a celebrated
musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious
judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter"
[syn: celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious,
2: worthy of notice or attention; "a noted increase in the