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A note can be a few different things....

It can be something that you measure in music:

  • This beat has two notes.
  • This song has a lot of sixteenth notes.
note

It can be something that you write:

  • She took notes during the meeting.
  • Do you take notes while studying on this website?
taking notes

It can be something that you observe:

  • She's taking note of the storm above her head.
  • Note the increase of precipitation in this area.
watching a storm

It can be a form or written communication that is sent or received.

  • He received a note from his boss.
  • The students were caught sending notes to each other during class.
note from the boss

 

A note is also something that you receive as a payment or spend when shopping:

  • "This note is legal tender for all debts, public and private."

(The above statement is found on American currency.)

ten dollars

The word "note" is part of the compound word "notebook." Do you have a notebook? It's a good idea to take notes in a notebook when you study English on this website. Writing answers to exercises and quizzes will help you remember what you have learned.

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This page was first published on October 26, 2012. It was updated on February 14, 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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