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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
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This matches the rhythm as previously notated in the song, and corrected the incorrect number of beats in the bar.

  • It might have been notated in 9/4 time instead, in which case it would have but five measures.

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  • He also notated a green eye-shade, a pair of goggles, and the ingredients for making a dark brown face stain.

  • They are notated, however, at the pitch of the speaking voice.

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  • When the voices split up into parts, it is so notated in the music.

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British Dictionary definitions for notated


to write (esp music) in notation
Word Origin
C20: back formation from notation
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for notated



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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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