to create records or commentary with on or upon
- 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.
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.
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.
(letter.) To describe or criticize by notes; since, to annotate the works of Bacon.
- (v. i.) In order to make notes or responses; -- with on or upon.