annotate

[an-uh-teyt]
verb (used with object), annotated, annotating.
1.
to supply with critical or explanatory notes; comment upon in notes: to annotate the works of Shakespeare.
verb (used without object), annotated, annotating.
2.
to make annotations or notes.

Origin:
1725–35; < Latin annotātus noted down (past participle of annotāre), equivalent to an- an-2 + notātus noted, marked; see note, -ate1

annotative, annotatory [an-uh-tey-tuh-ree, -tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, uh-noh-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] , adjective
annotator, noun
overannotate, verb, overannotated, overannotating.
reannotate, verb, reannotated, reannotating.
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annotate (ˈænəʊˌteɪt, ˈænə-)
 
vb
to supply (a written work, such as an ancient text) with critical or explanatory notes
 
[C18: from Latin annotāre, from nota mark]
 
'annotatable
 
adj
 
'annotative
 
adj
 
'annotator
 
n

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Word Origin & History

annotate
1733, from L. annotatus, pp. of annotare "to note down" (see annotation).
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Computing Dictionary

annotate definition


annotation

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Example sentences
While she talked, Life's camera recorded a series of her expressions which
  annotate the headaches and humors of show business.
They would examine and annotate shared databases, and perform experiments.
Consumers can cut and paste, annotate and bookmark their texts.
You can scribble and annotate, fold it or tear strips off and rearrange them.
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