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Accommodation \Ac*com`mo*da"tion\, n. [L. accommodatio, fr.
accommodare: cf. F. accommodation.]
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1. The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being
fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment; -- followed by
to. "The organization of the body with accommodation to
its functions." --Sir M. Hale.
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2. Willingness to accommodate; obligingness.
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3. Whatever supplies a want or affords ease, refreshment, or
convenience; anything furnished which is desired or
needful; -- often in the plural; as, the accommodations --
that is, lodgings and food -- at an inn. --Sir W.
Scott.
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4. An adjustment of differences; state of agreement;
reconciliation; settlement. "To come to terms of
accommodation." --Macaulay.
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5. The application of a writer's language, on the ground of
analogy, to something not originally referred to or
intended.
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Many of those quotations from the Old Testament were
probably intended as nothing more than
accommodations. --Paley.
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6. (Com.)
(a) A loan of money.
(b) An accommodation bill or note.
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{Accommodation bill}, or {note} (Com.), a bill of exchange
which a person accepts, or a note which a person makes and
delivers to another, not upon a consideration received,
but for the purpose of raising money on credit.

{Accommodation coach}, or {train}, one running at moderate
speed and stopping at all or nearly all stations.

{Accommodation ladder} (Naut.), a light ladder hung over the
side of a ship at the gangway, useful in ascending from,
or descending to, small boats.
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Note \Note\, n. [AS. notu use, profit.]
Need; needful business. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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Note \Note\, n. [F. note, L. nota; akin to noscere, notum, to
know. See {Know}.]
1. A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible
sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a
characteristic quality.
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Whosoever appertain to the visible body of the
church, they have also the notes of external
profession. --Hooker.
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She [the Anglican church] has the note of
possession, the note of freedom from party
titles,the note of life -- a tough life and a
vigorous. --J. H.
Newman.
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What a note of youth, of imagination, of impulsive
eagerness, there was through it all ! --Mrs. Humphry
Ward.
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2. A mark, or sign, made to call attention, to point out
something to notice, or the like; a sign, or token,
proving or giving evidence.
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3. A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence,
an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical,
explanatory, or illustrative observation.
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The best writers have been perplexed with notes, and
obscured with illustrations. --Felton.
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4. A brief writing intended to assist the memory; a
memorandum; a minute.
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5. pl. Hence, a writing intended to be used in speaking;
memoranda to assist a speaker, being either a synopsis, or
the full text of what is to be said; as, to preach from
notes; also, a reporter's memoranda; the original report
of a speech or of proceedings.
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6. A short informal letter; a billet.
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7. A diplomatic missive or written communication.
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8. A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and
promising payment; as, a promissory note; a note of hand;
a negotiable note.
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9. A list of items or of charges; an account. [Obs.]
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Here is now the smith's note for shoeing. --Shak.
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10. (Mus.)
(a) A character, variously formed, to indicate the length
of a tone, and variously placed upon the staff to
indicate its pitch. Hence:
(b) A musical sound; a tone; an utterance; a tune.
(c) A key of the piano or organ.
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The wakeful bird . . . tunes her nocturnal
note. --Milton.
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That note of revolt against the eighteenth
century, which we detect in Goethe, was struck
by Winckelmann. --W. Pater.
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11. Observation; notice; heed.
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Give orders to my servants that they take
No note at all of our being absent hence. --Shak.
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12. Notification; information; intelligence. [Obs.]
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The king . . . shall have note of this. --Shak.
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13. State of being under observation. [Obs.]
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Small matters . . . continually in use and in note.
--Bacon.
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14. Reputation; distinction; as, a poet of note.
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There was scarce a family of note which had not
poured out its blood on the field or the scaffold.
--Prescott.
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15. Stigma; brand; reproach. [Obs.] --Shak.
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{Note of hand}, a promissory note.
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Note \Note\ (n[=o]t), v. t. [AS. hn[imac]tan to strike against,
imp. hn[=a]t.]
To butt; to push with the horns. [Prov. Eng.]
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Note \Note\ (n[=o]t). [AS. n[=a]t; ne not w[=a]t wot. See
{Not}, and {Wot}.]
Know not; knows not. [Obs.]
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Note \Note\, n.
Nut. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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Note \Note\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Noted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Noting}.] [F. noter, L. notare, fr. nota. See {Note}, n.]
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1. To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed; to
attend to. --Pope.
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No more of that; I have noted it well. --Shak.
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The world will little note, nor long remember, what
we say here, but it can never forget what they did
here. --Abraham
Lincoln
(Gettysburg
Address,
1863).
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2. To record in writing; to make a memorandum of.
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Every unguarded word . . . was noted down.
--Maccaulay.
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3. To charge, as with crime (with of or for before the thing
charged); to brand. [Obs.]
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They were both noted of incontinency. --Dryden.
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4. To denote; to designate. --Johnson.
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5. To annotate. [R.] --W. H. Dixon.
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6. To set down in musical characters.
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{To note a bill} or {To note a draft}, to record on the back
of it a refusal of acceptance, as the ground of a protest,
which is done officially by a notary.
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Raise \Raise\ (r[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Raised} (r[=a]zd);
p. pr. & vb. n. {Raising}.] [OE. reisen, Icel. reisa,
causative of r[imac]sa to rise. See {Rise}, and cf. {Rear} to
raise.]
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1. To cause to rise; to bring from a lower to a higher place;
to lift upward; to elevate; to heave; as, to raise a stone
or weight. Hence, figuratively:
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(a) To bring to a higher condition or situation; to
elevate in rank, dignity, and the like; to increase
the value or estimation of; to promote; to exalt; to
advance; to enhance; as, to raise from a low estate;
to raise to office; to raise the price, and the like.
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This gentleman came to be raised to great
titles. --Clarendon.
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The plate pieces of eight were raised three
pence in the piece. --Sir W.
Temple.
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(b) To increase the strength, vigor, or vehemence of; to
excite; to intensify; to invigorate; to heighten; as,
to raise the pulse; to raise the voice; to raise the
spirits or the courage; to raise the heat of a
furnace.
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(c) To elevate in degree according to some scale; as, to
raise the pitch of the voice; to raise the temperature
of a room.
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2. To cause to rise up, or assume an erect position or
posture; to set up; to make upright; as, to raise a mast
or flagstaff. Hence:
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(a) To cause to spring up from a recumbent position, from
a state of quiet, or the like; to awaken; to arouse.
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They shall not awake, nor be raised out of their
sleep. --Job xiv. 12.
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(b) To rouse to action; to stir up; to incite to tumult,
struggle, or war; to excite.
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He commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind.
--Ps. cvii.
25.
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Aeneas . . . employs his pains,
In parts remote, to raise the Tuscan swains.
--Dryden.
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(c) To bring up from the lower world; to call up, as a
spirit from the world of spirits; to recall from
death; to give life to.
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Why should it be thought a thing incredible with
you, that God should raise the dead ? --Acts
xxvi. 8.
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3. To cause to arise, grow up, or come into being or to
appear; to give rise to; to originate, produce, cause,
effect, or the like. Hence, specifically:
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(a) To form by the accumulation of materials or
constituent parts; to build up; to erect; as, to raise
a lofty structure, a wall, a heap of stones.
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I will raise forts against thee. --Isa. xxix.
3.
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(b) To bring together; to collect; to levy; to get
together or obtain for use or service; as, to raise
money, troops, and the like. "To raise up a rent."
--Chaucer.
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(c) To cause to grow; to procure to be produced, bred, or
propagated; to grow; as, to raise corn, barley, hops,
etc.; toraise cattle. "He raised sheep." "He raised
wheat where none grew before." --Johnson's Dict.
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Note: In some parts of the United States, notably in the
Southern States, raise is also commonly applied to the
rearing or bringing up of children.
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I was raised, as they say in Virginia, among the
mountains of the North. --Paulding.
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(d) To bring into being; to produce; to cause to arise,
come forth, or appear; -- often with up.
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I will raise them up a prophet from among their
brethren, like unto thee. --Deut. xviii.
18.
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God vouchsafes to raise another world
From him [Noah], and all his anger to forget.
--Milton.
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(e) To give rise to; to set agoing; to occasion; to start;
to originate; as, to raise a smile or a blush.
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Thou shalt not raise a false report. --Ex.
xxiii. 1.
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(f) To give vent or utterance to; to utter; to strike up.
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Soon as the prince appears, they raise a cry.
--Dryden.
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(g) To bring to notice; to submit for consideration; as,
to raise a point of order; to raise an objection.
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4. To cause to rise, as by the effect of leaven; to make
light and spongy, as bread.
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Miss Liddy can dance a jig, and raise paste.
--Spectator.
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5. (Naut.)
(a) To cause (the land or any other object) to seem higher
by drawing nearer to it; as, to raise Sandy Hook
light.
(b) To let go; as in the command, Raise tacks and sheets,
i. e., Let go tacks and sheets.
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6. (Law) To create or constitute; as, to raise a use, that
is, to create it. --Burrill.
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{To raise a blockade} (Mil.), to remove or break up a
blockade, either by withdrawing the ships or forces
employed in enforcing it, or by driving them away or
dispersing them.

{To raise a check}, {note}, {bill of exchange}, etc., to
increase fraudulently its nominal value by changing the
writing, figures, or printing in which the sum payable is
specified.

{To raise a siege}, to relinquish an attempt to take a place
by besieging it, or to cause the attempt to be
relinquished.

{To raise steam}, to produce steam of a required pressure.

{To raise the wind}, to procure ready money by some temporary
expedient. [Colloq.]

{To raise Cain}, or {To raise the devil}, to cause a great
disturbance; to make great trouble. [Slang]
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Syn: To lift; exalt; elevate; erect; originate; cause;
produce; grow; heighten; aggravate; excite.
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note
n 1: a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"
2: a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there"
[synonym: {note}, {short letter}, {line}, {billet}]
3: a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical
sound; "the singer held the note too long" [synonym: {note},
{musical note}, {tone}]
4: a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling;
"there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
5: a characteristic emotional quality; "it ended on a sour
note"; "there was a note of gaiety in her manner"; "he
detected a note of sarcasm"
6: a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central
bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes" [synonym:
{bill}, {note}, {government note}, {bank bill}, {banker's
bill}, {bank note}, {banknote}, {Federal Reserve note},
{greenback}]
7: a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were
appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short
notation to the address on the envelope" [synonym: {note},
{annotation}, {notation}]
8: high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a
scholar of great eminence" [synonym: {eminence}, {distinction},
{preeminence}, {note}]
9: a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain
time; "I had to co-sign his note at the bank" [synonym: {note},
{promissory note}, {note of hand}]
v 1: make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took
up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go
sailing" [synonym: {note}, {observe}, {mention}, {remark}]
2: notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following
her"; "mark my words" [synonym: {notice}, {mark}, {note}] [ant:
{ignore}]
3: observe with care or pay close attention to; "Take note of
this chemical reaction" [synonym: {note}, {take note}, {observe}]
4: make a written note of; "she noted everything the teacher
said that morning" [synonym: {note}, {take down}]

643 Moby Thesaurus words for "note":
CD, Federal Reserve note, French pitch, IOU, MO, Parthian shot,
accent, acceptance, acceptance bill, accidental, acknowledgment,
address, adversaria, advertence, advertency, affidavit,
affirmation, affix, aide-memoire, air, alertness, allegation,
allonge, allude to, animadvert, animal noise, annotation, answer,
apostrophe, apparatus criticus, appendix, apperception,
appreciation, appreciativeness, argue, aria, article, assertion,
assiduity, assiduousness, assignat, atmosphere, attend, attend to,
attention, attention span, attentiveness, attestation, aura,
authority, authorization, averment, awareness, badge, balance,
balance the books, bank acceptance, bank check, bank note,
banknote, banner, bark, barking, be indicative of,
be significant of, be symptomatic of, bespeak, betoken, bill,
bill of draft, bill of exchange, bill of health, billet, birdcall,
blank check, blurt, blurt out, book, breve, business letter,
calendar, call, call attention to, callable securities, canto,
cantus, capitalize, care, carry, carry over, carve,
cast up accounts, catalog, cats and dogs, causerie, certificate,
certificate of deposit, certificate of proficiency, certification,
certified check, chalk, chalk up, character, characteristic,
characterize, charge off, check, check in, check out, checkbook,
cheque, chit, chronicle, clang, classical pitch, climate,
close out, close the books, clue, coda, codicil, cognition,
cognizance, comment, commentary, commentation, commercial paper,
communication, concentration, concern, concernment, connote,
consciousness, consecutive intervals, consequence,
consequentiality, consider, consideration, conspicuousness,
contemplate, corporation securities, crack, credential, credit,
criticism, critique, crotchet, cry, cue, currency, cut, debenture,
debit, declaration, degree, demand bill, demand draft,
demisemiquaver, denominate, denote, deposition, depth, descant,
descry, device, diapason, diatessaron, diatonic interval,
diatonic semitone, dictum, differentia, differentiate, diligence,
diploma, discern, disclose, discourse, discussion, dispatch,
display, disquisition, dissertation, distinction, distinguish,
docket, dollar bill, dominant, dominant note, double entry,
double whole note, draft, due bill, ear, earmark, earnestness,
eighth note, eisegesis, element, elevation, eminence, emphasis,
enclitic, engrave, enharmonic, enharmonic diesis,
enharmonic interval, enharmonic note, enroll, enscroll, entail,
enter, entry, envoi, epilogue, epistle, espial, espionage, essay,
etude, exaltation, examination, excellence, exchequer bill,
exclaim, exclamation, excursus, exegesis, explanation, exposition,
express, expression, fan letter, favor, feature, feel, feeling,
fiat money, fifth, file, fill out, first approach, flat,
folding money, footnote, foreign securities, fourth,
fractional note, frame, frame of mind, futures contract,
give evidence, give thought to, give token, gloss, government note,
government securities, grandeur, grave, greatness, greeting, grunt,
half note, half step, halftone, hallmark, heart, heed, heedfulness,
height, hemidemisemiquaver, high mightiness, high order,
high pitch, high rank, highlight, hint, homily, howl, howling,
humor, idea, identify, idiosyncrasy, image, impanel, import,
importance, incise, index, indicant, indicate, indicator, infix,
inkling, inscribe, insert, insight, insignia, intentiveness,
intentness, interest, interject, interjection, interlineation,
interpolation, interval, intimation, introductory study,
investigate, involve, item, jot down, jotting, journalize,
junior securities, keep books, key, keynote, lay,
legal-tender note, less semitone, let drop, let fall, letter,
letter of credit, line, list, listed securities, loftiness, log,
look, look into, looking, lookout, low pitch, lucubration,
make a memorandum, make a note, make an entry, make out,
make reference to, manifest, marginal note, marginalia, mark,
mark down, marketable securities, mash note, materiality,
mating call, matriculate, mean, measure, melodia, melodic interval,
melodic line, melody, memo, memoir, memorandum, memorial, mention,
merit, message, milieu, mind, mindfulness, minim, minute, minutes,
missive, moment, money, money order, monograph, mood, morale,
morceau, motif, municipal securities, muse, musical note,
national bank note, natural, navicert, negotiable instrument,
negotiable note, negotiable securities, new philharmonic pitch,
nobility, noesis, noncallable securities, notability,
notarized statement, notation, note down, note of explanation,
note of hand, notes, notice, obiter dictum, observance,
observation, observe, octave, opine, outline,
outstanding securities, outstandingness,
over-the-counter securities, overtone, pandect, paper, paper money,
paragraph, parallel octaves, paramountcy, patent note,
pay attention to, peculiarity, perceive, perception,
philharmonic pitch, philosophical pitch, phrase, picture, piece,
pitch, place upon record, poll, portfolio, position, post, post up,
postal order, postscript, precedence, preeminence, prefix,
preliminary study, prestige, primacy, priority, proclitic,
prolegomenon, prominence, promissory note, pronouncement, property,
put down, put in writing, put on paper, put on tape, quality,
quarter note, quaver, question, realization, recognition, record,
records, reduce to writing, refer to, reflect, reflection, refrain,
regard, regardfulness, register, registry, remark, reminder,
renown, reply, report, representation, representative, reputation,
repute, rescript, research paper, respect, responding note, reveal,
rider, rough draft, saying, scholia, scholium, screed, scrip, seal,
second, securities, see, self-importance, semibreve, semiquaver,
semitone, senior securities, sense, sensibility, sentence,
set down, seventh, shaped note, sharp, sheepskin, shinplaster,
short-term note, show, sight bill, sight draft, sigil, sign,
signal, signature, significance, signify, single entry,
sixteenth note, sixth, sixty-fourth note, sketch, solo, solo part,
song, soprano part, sound, speak, special article, spiccato,
spirit, spirits, spying, staccato, stamp, stand for,
standard pitch, state of mind, statement, step, stocks and bonds,
strain, stress, stridulation, strike a balance, study,
subject to call, subjoinder, sublimity, substance, suffix, suggest,
suggestion, supereminence, superiority, supremacy, sure sign,
survey, suspicion, sustained note, sworn statement, symptom,
symptomatize, symptomize, synopsis, tabulate, tail, take down,
take note, take notice, tape, tape-record, telltale sign, temper,
tend, tenor, tercet, term paper, testamur, testify, testimonial,
theme, thesis, think about, third, thirty-second note, thought,
thumbnail sketch, ticket, time bill, time draft, tip, tip-off,
tonality, tone, touch on, tract, tractate, trade acceptance, trait,
treasury bill, treasury bond, treasury certificate, treasury note,
treatise, treatment, treble, triplet, tune, ululation, undertone,
undigested securities, unison interval, unregistered securities,
utterance, value, vein, videotape, view, viewing, visa, vise,
voucher, warrant, warranty, watch, watching, weight, whole note,
whole step, witness, witnessing, woodnote, word,
word of explanation, worth, write, write down, write in, write out,
write up



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