notate

[ noh-teyt ]

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.

Origin of notate

1
First recorded in 1865–70; from Latin notāt-, stem of notātus past participle of notāre “to mark, note, identify”

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How to use notate in a sentence

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

  • This matches the rhythm as previously notated in the song, and corrected the incorrect number of beats in the bar.

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

    The Tinguian | Fay-Cooper Cole
  • It might have been notated in 9/4 time instead, in which case it would have but five measures.

    The Tinguian | Fay-Cooper Cole
  • They are notated, however, at the pitch of the speaking voice.

    The Tinguian | Fay-Cooper Cole

British Dictionary definitions for notate

notate

/ (nəʊˈteɪt) /


verb
  1. to write (esp music) in notation

Origin of notate

1
C20: back formation from notation

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