Definition of take note in US English:

take note


  • Pay attention.

    ‘investors should take note of the company’s resilience’
    • ‘Similar thoughts occupied Sarah's mind as she took note of her horrid appearance again.’
    • ‘In the days following, some commentators took note of this glaring omission.’
    • ‘I didn't bother in noting where she was taking me and just watched her back, taking note of her posture and behavior.’
    • ‘She took note of the burn marks as well and drew her own conclusion, her eyes widening with panic.’
    • ‘Maxwell took note of how attentively he was watching the scene unfold before him with quiet curiosity.’
    • ‘Sandy makes two observations that are worth taking note of.’
    • ‘He noted the role of my father and also took note of the tensions between my parents.’
    • ‘They will watch and take note, and they will record it all on film and video.’
    • ‘At the time, many observers took note of the role that charitable foundations had played in this upheaval.’
    • ‘Items ranged freely from one stall to another, and Alisa's sharp mind took note of all.’
    pay attention, take heed, heed, give heed, take notice, take note, mind, observe, watch, follow, notice, mark, bear in mind, give a thought to, take into consideration, take into account, take to heart, hang on, accept, believe
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