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verb (used with object), no·tat·ed, no·tat·ing.
  1. to note, mark, or set down in a system of notation: The book describes how to notate music for instruments and voice.
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Historical Examples of notate

  • Notate: marked by spots: with a series of depressed marks as a sculpture.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

    John. B. Smith

British Dictionary definitions for notate


  1. to write (esp music) in notation
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Word Origin for notate

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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