a characteristic emotional quality; "it ended on a sour note"; "there was a note of gaiety in her manner"; "he detected a note of sarcasm"
a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"
a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there"
a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound;
make mention of;
a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling; "there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
make a written note of; "she noted everything the teacher said that morning"
a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
a promise to pay a specified amo
a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
(linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages; "the Beijing dialect uses four tones"
(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"
the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author; "the general tone of articles appearing in the newspapers is that the government should withdraw"; "from the tone of her behavior I gathered that I had outstayed my welcome"
a steady sound without overtones; "they tested his hearing with pure tones of different frequencies"