a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time
"I had to co-sign his note at the bank"
- promissory note - note of hand
high status importance owing to marked superiority
"a scholar of great eminence"
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"
a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
"he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
- government note - bank bill - banker's bill - bank note - federal reserve note
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"
a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling
"there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
"the singer held the note too long"
- musical note
a short personal letter
"drop me a line when you get there"
- short letter
a brief written record
"he made a note of the appointment"
make a written note of
"she noted everything the teacher said that morning"
- take down
observe with care or pay close attention to
"Take note of this chemical reaction"
- take note
notice or perceive
"She noted that someone was following her"
"mark my words"
make mention of
"She observed that his presentation took up too much time"
"They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"