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[noh-teyt] /ˈnoʊ teɪt/
verb (used with object), notated, notating.
to note, mark, or set down in a system of notation:
The book describes how to notate music for instruments and voice. Unabridged
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  • notate ideal travel and accommodation options on your itinerary, even if you don't end up using them.
  • Dancers can also use the tablet's camera to record video of choreography as they notate.
  • Show location of septic tank and potable water well and notate the distance from each other.
  • Students compose and notate a four measure melody for their peers to sight read.
  • General consensus is that this box is not used to notate an employee who has quit or been discharged.
  • The managers notate recommendations and follow up actions based on the operational reviews.
British Dictionary definitions for notate


to write (esp music) in notation
Word Origin
C20: back formation from notation
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Word Origin and History for notate

1922, from Latin notatus, past participle of notare (see note (v.)). Related: Notated; notating.

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