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ANNOTATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does annotation mean? 

ANNOTATION (noun)
  The noun ANNOTATION has 2 senses:

1. a comment or instruction (usually added)
2. the act of adding notes

  Familiarity information: ANNOTATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANNOTATION (noun)


Sense 1annotation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A comment or instruction (usually added)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

annotation; notation; note

Context examples:

his notes were appended at the end of the article / he added a short notation to the address on the envelope

Hypernyms ("annotation" is a kind of...):

comment; commentary (a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "annotation"):

poste restante (a notation written on mail that is to be held at the post office until called for (not in the United States or Canada))

acknowledgment; citation; cite; credit; mention; quotation; reference (a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage)

footer; footnote (a printed note placed below the text on a printed page)

N.B.; NB; nota bene (a Latin phrase (or its abbreviation) used to indicate that special attention should be paid to something)

postscript; PS (a note appended to a letter after the signature)


Sense 2annotation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of adding notes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

annotating; annotation

Hypernyms ("annotation" is a kind of...):

expanding upon; expansion (adding information or detail)


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