take note


take note
verb
observe with care or pay close attention to (Freq. 2)
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Take note of this chemical reaction

Syn: ↑note, ↑observe
Derivationally related forms: ↑observable (for: ↑observe), ↑observant (for: ↑observe), ↑observer (for: ↑observe), ↑observation (for: ↑observe)
Entailment: ↑perceive, ↑comprehend
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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Somebody ——s

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take note
To observe carefully or closely (often with of)
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Main Entry:note

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take note phrase
to notice something and try to remember it because you think it is important

When the people speak with such passion, politicians should take note.

take note of:

I took note of what she said.

Thesaurus: to memorize something, or to try to remember somethingsynonym to notice or recognize something or someonesynonym
Main entry: note

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pay attention

employers should take note of the needs of disabled people

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take note
: to notice or give special attention to someone or something

She has been extremely successful in her own country, and now the rest of the world is beginning to take note.

She took note of the exact time.

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take note (or take notice)
: to notice or pay attention to something

The news made them sit up and take notice. [=suddenly give full attention to something]

— often + of

She took note of [=noted] the exact time.

No one remembers taking notice of her [=no one remembers noticing her] at the party.

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Main Entry:take

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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