- To notate is to make a note in words or music.
- An example of notate is to read an interesting line in a speech and underline it or make a star next to the words.
- An example of notate is to play a song and then add notes where the speed or volume should change.
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transitive verb no·tat·ed, no·tat·ing, no·tates
Origin: Back-formation from notation.