Definition of notate in English:

notate

Line breaks: no¦tate
Pronunciation: /nəʊˈteɪt
 
/

verb

[with object]
Write (something, typically music) in notation: the recorded music can then be notated and played back
More example sentences
  • I think that notated music is very undervalued right now, for all sorts of reasons.
  • Although he died in 1994, he had been unable to compose or even notate music since around 1985.
  • Many of the authors seem to consider ethnomusicology and ethnochoreology ‘scientific’ disciplines whose goal is to objectively record and notate music and dance genres.

Origin

early 20th century: back-formation from notation.

Derivatives

notator

noun
More example sentences
  • Even a professional dance notator is unlikely to have a score of that particular production.
  • There will be quite an entourage going to Prague: Caroline Palmer (notator), Bruce French, Mark Cooper (lighting designer) and myself.
  • Conversely, the ‘performer’ will be able to generate a rough Labanotation score that can be refined by a notator.

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