annotate

annotate
I. v. a.
Comment on, make notes on, make comments or remarks upon, supply with notes, elucidate, explain, illustrate.
II. v. n.
Comment, make notes, act as an annotator.

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  • Annotate — An no*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Annotated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Annotating}.] [L. annotatus; p. p. of annotare to annotate; ad + notare to mark, nota mark. See {Note}, n.] To explain or criticize by notes; as, to annotate the works of Bacon. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • annotate — an·no·tate / a nə ˌtāt/ vb tat·ed, tat·ing vi: to make or write an annotation vt: to make or write annotations for an·no·ta·tor / ˌtā tər/ n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • annotate — annotate, gloss and their corresponding nouns annotation, gloss mean, as verbs, to add or append comment, or as nouns, an added or appended comment intended to be helpful in interpreting a passage or text. One annotates a text (as of a literary… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Annotate — An no*tate, v. i. To make notes or comments; with on or upon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • annotate — (v.) 1733, from L. annotatus, pp. of annotare to note down (see ANNOTATION (Cf. annotation)). Related: Annotated; annotating. Not in Johnson s Dictionary, but used therein in defining comment. Form annote is recorded from mid 15c. Related:… …   Etymology dictionary

  • annotate — [v] write explanatory notes comment, commentate, construe, define, elucidate, explain, expound, footnote, gloss, illustrate, interpret, note, remark; concepts 51,57,79 …   New thesaurus

  • annotate — ► VERB ▪ add explanatory notes to. DERIVATIVES annotation noun annotator noun. ORIGIN Latin annotare to mark …   English terms dictionary

  • annotate — [an′ə tāt΄, an′ōtāt΄] vt., vi. annotated, annotating [< L annotatus, pp. of annotare < ad , to + notare, to note, mark < nota: see NOTE] to provide critical or explanatory notes for (a literary work, etc.) annotative adj. annotator n …   English World dictionary

  • annotate — [[t]æ̱noʊteɪt[/t]] annotates, annotating, annotated VERB If you annotate written work or a diagram, you add notes to it, especially in order to explain it. [V n] Historians annotate, check and interpret the diary selections. [V ed] ...an… …   English dictionary

  • annotate — UK [ˈænəteɪt] / US [ˈænəˌteɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms annotate : present tense I/you/we/they annotate he/she/it annotates present participle annotating past tense annotated past participle annotated to put notes in a piece of writing in… …   English dictionary

  • annotate — annotative, annotatory /an euh tay teuh ree, teuh tawr ee, tohr ee; euh noh teuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. annotator, n. /an euh tayt /, v., annotated, annotating. v.t. 1. to supply with critical or explanatory notes; comment upon in notes: to… …   Universalium

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