verb (used with object)
Origin of notch
Examples from the Web for notched
Contemporary Examples of notched
In 2012, the U.S. notched a record $50 billion trade surplus in tourism.Tourism Is a Big Deal, and the Shutdown Will Ruin It
October 2, 2013
The company has notched annual losses several years in a row.If Cosi Wants to Make a Profit, It Needs to Increase Wages
August 22, 2013
And in the plug-in market (also generally referred to as the electric-car sector), Ford notched significant gains in April.Ford’s Hybrid Surge
May 6, 2013
A moody ballad by an Australian crooner has notched 134 million views on YouTube.Gotye on His Viral Hit ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’
March 31, 2012
But in 1956, two years earlier, Mucha had notched up a far greater score.My Banned Book
February 16, 2010
Historical Examples of notched
It is stronger than the one just described, and the notched cross-bar is very convenient for the pack-ropes.The Art of Travel
These were notched at the ends and fastened with hickory pins.A Tale of the Kloster
Even as she was speaking she had notched and loosed another shaft, speaking as folk do who turn from busy work at loom or bench.The Roots of the Mountains
A tent and a half-built house of notched logs occupied the middle of the small clearing.Northwest!
The first tier was notched into the green sward, and the second tier was nine inches below it.On Some Ancient Battle-Fields in Lancashire
Word Origin for notch
1590s, from notch (n.). Earlier verb (before misdivision) was Middle English ochen "to cut, slash" (c.1400). Related: Notched; notching.
see take down a notch.