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Mention vs. Note — What's the Difference?

Mention vs. Note — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Mention and Note

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Mention

To speak or write about, especially briefly or incidentally
I mentioned your idea during the conversation. She mentioned that she was going to be five minutes late.
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Note

A brief record, especially one written down to aid the memory
Took notes on the lecture.
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Mention

The act or an instance of mentioning something
He made no mention of the incident in his report. There was a mention of the play in the local newspaper.
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Note

A comment or explanation, as on a passage in a text
The allusion is explained in the notes at the end of the chapter.
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Mention

A statement or citation of honor or appreciation
Sponsors were given a special mention during the opening ceremony.
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Note

A brief informal letter
Sent a note to the child's teacher.
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Mention

A speaking or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase make mention of.
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Note

A formal written diplomatic or official communication.
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Mention

A social media feed, a list of replies or posts mentioning a person.
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Note

A piece of paper currency.
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Mention

To make a short reference to something.
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Note

A debt security, usually with a maturity of ten years or less.
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Mention

To utter a word or expression in order to refer to the expression itself, as opposed to its usual referent.
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Note

A promissory note.
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Mention

A speaking or notice of anything, - usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention of.
I will make mention of thy righteousness.
And sleep in dull, cold marble, where no mentionOf me more must be heard of.
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Note

A tone of definite pitch.
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Mention

To make mention of; to speak briefly of; to name.
I will mention the loving-kindnesses of the Lord.
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Note

A symbol for such a tone, indicating pitch by its position on the staff and duration by its shape.
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Mention

A remark that calls attention to something or someone;
She made frequent mention of her promotion
There was no mention of it
The speaker made several references to his wife
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Note

A key of an instrument, such as a piano.
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Mention

A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage;
The student's essay failed to list several important citations
The acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
The article includes mention of similar clinical cases
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Note

The characteristic vocal sound made by a songbird or other animal
The clear note of a cardinal.
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Mention

An official recognition of merit;
Although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention
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Note

The sign of a particular quality or emotion
A note of despair in his remarks.
A note of gaiety in her manner.
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Mention

Make reference to;
His name was mentioned in connection with the invention
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Note

A distinctive component of a complex flavor or aroma
A full-bodied wine with notes of cherry and musk.
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Mention

Make mention of;
She observed that his presentation took up too much time
They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing
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Note

Importance; consequence
Nothing of note happened.
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Mention

Commend;
He was cited for his outstanding achievements
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Note

Notice; observation
Quietly took note of the scene.
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Note

(Obsolete) A song, melody, or tune.
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Note

To observe carefully; notice
Note the difference between these two plants. ].
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Note

A symbol or annotation.
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Note

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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Note

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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Note

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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Note

A written or printed communication or commitment.
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Note

A brief piece of writing intended to assist the memory; a memorandum; a minute.
I left him a note to remind him to take out the trash.
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Note

A short informal letter; a billet.
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Note

(academic) An academic treatise (often without regard to length); a treatment; a discussion paper; (loosely) any contribution to an academic discourse.
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A diplomatic missive or written communication.
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Note

(finance) A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and promising payment
A promissory note
A note of hand
A negotiable note
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Note

(obsolete) A list of items or of charges; an account.
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Note

A piece of paper money; a banknote.
I didn't have any coins to pay with, so I used a note.
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Note

(extension) A small size of paper used for writing letters or notes.
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Note

(music) A sound.
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Note

A character, variously formed, to indicate the length of a tone, and variously placed upon the staff to indicate its pitch.
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Note

A musical sound; a tone; an utterance; a tune.
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Note

(by extension) A key of the piano or organ.
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Note

(by extension) A call or song of a bird.
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Note

(uncountable) Observation; notice; heed.
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Note

(uncountable) Reputation; distinction.
A poet of note
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Note

A critical comment.
Your performance was fantastic! I have just one note: you were a little flat in bars 35 and 36.
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Note

(obsolete) Notification; information; intelligence.
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Note

(obsolete) Mark of disgrace.
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Note

That which is needed or necessary; business; duty; work.
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Note

The giving of milk by a cow or sow; the period following calving or farrowing during which a cow or sow is at her most useful (i.e. gives milk); the milk given by a cow or sow during such a period.
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Note

(transitive) To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed.
If you look to the left, you can note the old cathedral.
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Note

(transitive) To record in writing; to make a memorandum of.
We noted his speech.
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Note

(transitive) To denote; to designate.
The modular multiplicative inverse of x may be noted x-1.
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Note

(transitive) To annotate.
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Note

(transitive) To set down in musical characters.
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Note

To record on the back of (a bill, draft, etc.) a refusal of acceptance, as the ground of a protest, which is done officially by a notary.
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Note

To butt; to push with the horns.
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Note

To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed; to attend to.
No more of that; I have noted it well.
The world will little note, nor long remember, what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.
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Note

To record in writing; to make a memorandum of.
Every unguarded word . . . was noted down.
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Note

To charge, as with crime (with of or for before the thing charged); to brand.
They were both noted of incontinency.
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Note

To denote; to designate.
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Note

To annotate.
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To set down in musical characters.
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Note

Know not; knows not.
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Note

Nut.
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Note

Need; needful business.
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Note

A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality.
Whosoever appertain to the visible body of the church, they have also the notes of external profession.
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.
What a note of youth, of imagination, of impulsive eagerness, there was through it all !
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Note

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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Note

A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation.
The best writers have been perplexed with notes, and obscured with illustrations.
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Note

A brief writing intended to assist the memory; a memorandum; a minute.
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Note

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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Note

A short informal letter; a billet.
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Note

A diplomatic missive or written communication.
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Note

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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Note

A list of items or of charges; an account.
Here is now the smith's note for shoeing.
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Note

A character, variously formed, to indicate the length of a tone, and variously placed upon the staff to indicate its pitch. Hence:
The wakeful bird . . . tunes her nocturnal note.
That note of revolt against the eighteenth century, which we detect in Goethe, was struck by Winckelmann.
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Note

Observation; notice; heed.
Give orders to my servants that they takeNo note at all of our being absent hence.
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Note

Notification; information; intelligence.
The king . . . shall have note of this.
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Note

State of being under observation.
Small matters . . . continually in use and in note.
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Note

Reputation; distinction; as, a poet of note.
There was scarce a family of note which had not poured out its blood on the field or the scaffold.
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Note

Stigma; brand; reproach.
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Note

A short personal letter;
Drop me a line when you get there
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Note

A brief written record;
He made a note of the appointment
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Note

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
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Note

A piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank);
He peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes
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Note

A notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound;
The singer held the note too long
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Note

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
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Note

High status importance owing to marked superiority;
A scholar of great eminence
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Note

A tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling;
There was a note of uncertainty in his voice
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Note

A promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time;
I had to co-sign his note at the bank
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Note

Make mention of;
She observed that his presentation took up too much time
They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing
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Note

Notice or perceive;
She noted that someone was following her
Mark my words
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Note

Observe with care or pay close attention to;
Take note of this chemical reaction
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Note

Make a written note of;
She noted everything the teacher said that morning
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