- The definition of annotate means to create explanatory notes for a text.
An example of annotate is to include definitions for archaic terms in the Bible.
annotate definition by Webster's New World
annotate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb an·no·tat·ed, an·no·tat·ing, an·no·tates verb, transitive
Origin: Latin annotāre, annotāt-, to note down : ad-, ad- + notāre, to write (from nota, note; see gnō- in Indo-European roots).
- anˈno·taˌtive adjective
- anˈno·taˌtor noun