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foot·note

 (fo͝ot′nōt′)
n.
1. A note placed at the bottom of a page of a book or manuscript that comments on or cites a reference for a designated part of the text.
2. Something related to but of lesser importance than a larger work or occurrence: a political scandal that was but a footnote to modern history.
tr.v. foot·not·ed, foot·not·ing, foot·notes
To furnish with or comment on in footnotes.
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footnote

(ˈfʊtˌnəʊt)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a note printed at the bottom of a page, to which attention is drawn by means of a reference mark in the body of the text
2. an additional comment, as to a main statement
vb
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to supply (a page, book, etc) with footnotes
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foot•note

(ˈfʊtˌnoʊt)

n., v. -not•ed, -not•ing. n.
1. an explanatory note or comment at the bottom of a page, referring to a specific part of the text on the page.
2. a minor or tangential comment or event added or subordinated to a main statement or more important event: That incident is a footnote to the history of art.
v.t.
3. to add a footnote or footnotes to (a text, statement, etc.); annotate.
[1835–45]
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footnote


Past participle: footnoted
Gerund: footnoting

Imperative
footnote
footnote
Present
I footnote
you footnote
he/she/it footnotes
we footnote
you footnote
they footnote
Preterite
I footnoted
you footnoted
he/she/it footnoted
we footnoted
you footnoted
they footnoted
Present Continuous
I am footnoting
you are footnoting
he/she/it is footnoting
we are footnoting
you are footnoting
they are footnoting
Present Perfect
I have footnoted
you have footnoted
he/she/it has footnoted
we have footnoted
you have footnoted
they have footnoted
Past Continuous
I was footnoting
you were footnoting
he/she/it was footnoting
we were footnoting
you were footnoting
they were footnoting
Past Perfect
I had footnoted
you had footnoted
he/she/it had footnoted
we had footnoted
you had footnoted
they had footnoted
Future
I will footnote
you will footnote
he/she/it will footnote
we will footnote
you will footnote
they will footnote
Future Perfect
I will have footnoted
you will have footnoted
he/she/it will have footnoted
we will have footnoted
you will have footnoted
they will have footnoted
Future Continuous
I will be footnoting
you will be footnoting
he/she/it will be footnoting
we will be footnoting
you will be footnoting
they will be footnoting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been footnoting
you have been footnoting
he/she/it has been footnoting
we have been footnoting
you have been footnoting
they have been footnoting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been footnoting
you will have been footnoting
he/she/it will have been footnoting
we will have been footnoting
you will have been footnoting
they will have been footnoting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been footnoting
you had been footnoting
he/she/it had been footnoting
we had been footnoting
you had been footnoting
they had been footnoting
Conditional
I would footnote
you would footnote
he/she/it would footnote
we would footnote
you would footnote
they would footnote
Past Conditional
I would have footnoted
you would have footnoted
he/she/it would have footnoted
we would have footnoted
you would have footnoted
they would have footnoted
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.footnote - a printed note placed below the text on a printed page
annotation, notation, 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"
Verb1.footnote - add explanatory notes to or supply with critical commentsfootnote - add explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments; "The scholar annotated the early edition of a famous novel"
authorship, penning, writing, composition - the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
indite, pen, write, compose - produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
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footnote

noun note, gloss, annotation, marginal note At this point a footnote explains.
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Translations
حاشِيَه، مُلاحَظَه في أسفَل الصَّفْحَه
poznámka pod čarou
fodnote
alaviitesivuseikka
lábjegyzet
neîanmálsgrein
poznámka pod čiarou
dipnot

footnote

[ˈfʊtnəʊt] Nnota f a pie de página
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

footnote

[ˈfʊtnəʊt] nnote f de bas de pagefoot passengers npl [ferry] → passagers mpl sans véhicule
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footnote

[ˈfʊtˌnəʊt] nnota a piè di pagina
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foot

(fut) plural feet (fiːt) noun
1. the part of the leg on which a person or animal stands or walks. My feet are very sore from walking so far.
2. the lower part of anything. at the foot of the hill.
3. (plural often foot ; often abbreviated to ft when written) a measure of length equal to twelve inches (30.48 cm). He is five feet/foot six inches tall; a four-foot wall.
ˈfooting noun
1. balance. It was difficult to keep his footing on the narrow path.
2. foundation. The business is now on a firm footing.
ˈfootball noun
1. a game played by kicking a large ball. The children played football; (also adjective) a football fan.
2. the ball used in this game.
ˈfoothill noun
a small hill at the foot of a mountain. the foothills of the Alps.
ˈfoothold noun
a place to put one's feet when climbing. to find footholds on the slippery rock.
ˈfootlight noun
(in a theatre) a light which shines on the actors etc from the front of the stage.
ˈfootmanplural ˈfootmen noun
a male servant wearing a uniform. The footman opened the door.
ˈfootmark noun
a footprint. He left dirty footmarks.
ˈfootnote noun
a note at the bottom of a page. The footnotes referred to other chapters of the book.
ˈfootpath noun
a path or way for walking, not for cars, bicycles etc. You can go by the footpath.
ˈfootprint noun
the mark or impression of a foot. She followed his footprints through the snow.
ˈfootsore adjective
with painful feet from too much walking. He arrived, tired and footsore.
ˈfootstep noun
the sound of a foot. She heard his footsteps on the stairs.
ˈfootwear noun
boots, shoes, slippers etc. He always buys expensive footwear.
follow in someone's footsteps
to do the same as someone has done before one. When he joined the police force he was following in his father's footsteps.
foot the bill
to be the person who pays the bill.
on foot
walking. She arrived at the house on foot.
put one's foot down
to be firm about something. I put my foot down and refused.
put one's foot in it
to say or do something stupid. I really put my foot in it when I asked about his wife – she had just run away with his friend!
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References in periodicals archive ?
It must also be noted that although there is no equivalent Malay word for 'suede' and the translator may have felt fully justified in footnoting the word; however the description provided is inaccurate, as 'suede' is not 'bahan kulit tiruan' (lit.
The club, started to give employees a way to encourage one another in exercise, is called The Footnotes in honor of INR's history of offering alternative analysis, or footnoting, of high-profile National Intelligence Estimates.
Of course, Professor Austin would likely find that, by disclosing here my own footnoting record against the standards set forth in the Footnotes article, the resulting footnote is improperly dense.
Finally, Part V suggests that, in light of the fact that judges no longer predominate the audience of academic authors, authors should directly address the issue of footnoting before writing an article.