meaning of Annotate

Annotate meaning in General Dictionary

to create records or commentary with on or upon

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  • to spell out or criticize by records regarding annotate the works of Bacon
  • include explanatory records to or supply with important reviews
  • offer interlinear explanations for terms or phrases
  • to spell out or criticize by notes; since, to annotate the works of Bacon.
  • To make records or responses; -- with on or upon.

Annotate meaning in Medical Dictionary

In genetics, to spot the locations and the coding parts of genetics in a genome and discover what those genetics do. To annotate (irrespective associated with context) is to add a note by means of description or discourse. When a genome is sequenced, it needs to be annotated which will make sense of it.


Annotate meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1733, from Latin annotatus, previous participle of annotare "to notice down" (see annotation). Related: Annotated; annotating. Not in Johnson's "Dictionary," but used therein in defining opinion. Form annote is taped from mid-15c. Related: Annotated; annotating.


Annotate meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) To describe or criticize by notes; since, to annotate the works of Bacon.

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  • (v. i.) In order to make notes or responses; -- with on or upon.