Footnote definitions

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A note placed at the bottom of a page of a book or manuscript that comments on or cites a reference for a designated part of the text.
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Something related to but of lesser importance than a larger work or occurrence.

A political scandal that was but a footnote to modern history.

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A note of comment or reference at the bottom of a page or, now often, at the end of a chapter or book.
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To furnish with or comment on in footnotes.
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An additional comment, remark, etc.
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To add a footnote or footnotes to.
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The definition of a footnote is additional information or references that are printed at the bottom of the page, or something that is an afterthought.

When you include a note at the bottom of a page of text indicating where someone can get more information about the subject you are discussing, this is an example of a footnote.

When you add an additional detail to a story you have finished telling, this is an example of a footnote.

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To footnote is defined as to include additional information or references at the bottom of the page.

When you put a notation in the text that tells the reader that more information is found at the bottom of the page, and then you include a little note with information or references at the bottom of the page, this is an example of a time where you footnote.

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Text that appears at the bottom of a page that adds explanation. It is often used to give credit to the source of information. When accumulated and printed at the end of a document, they are called "endnotes."
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A short piece of text, often numbered, placed at the bottom of a printed page, that adds a comment, citation, reference etc, to a designated part of the main text.
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(by extension) An event of lesser importance than some larger event to which it is related.
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To add footnotes to a text; to annotate.
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