1 note /ˈnoʊt/ noun
plural notes
1 note
plural notes
Learner's definition of NOTE
[count] : a short piece of writing that is used to help someone remember something
notes [plural] : an informal written record of things that are said and done
: a short piece of writing that gives you information : a brief comment or explanation
see also liner notes
: a comment or added piece of information that is separate from the main writing of a book see also footnote
[count] : a short and usually informal letter
see also mash note
[count] music
: a specific musical tone
: a written symbol that is used to show what note should be played and how long it should last see also eighth note, half note, quarter note, sixteenth note, whole note
[singular] : a characteristic or quality that expresses a mood or feeling often used after on
often used with hit, strike or sound

compare notes

see 1compare

of note

: important and deserving to be noticed or remembered

take note

: to notice or give special attention to someone or something
2 note /ˈnoʊt/ verb
notes; noted; noting
2 note
notes; noted; noting
Learner's definition of NOTE
[+ object] formal
: to notice or pay attention to (something)
often + that
: to say or write (something)
often + that

note down

[phrasal verb]
note (something) down or note down (something)
: to write down (a piece of information that you want to remember)