Synonyms for *notation*

- documentation
- characters
- chit
- code
- figures
- jotting
- memo
- memorandum
- note
- record
- representation
- script
- signs
- symbols
- system
- noting

### excerpt

### memo

### memoranda

## Word Origin & History

1560s, "explanation of a term," from Middle French notation and directly from Latin notationem (nominative notatio) "a marking, notation, designation; etymology; shorthand; explanation," noun of action from past participle stem of notare "to note" (see note (v.)). Meaning "note, annotation" is from 1580s. Meaning "system of representing numbers or quantities by signs or symbols" is attested from 1706. Related: Notational.

## Example Sentences fornotation

A tiny spot almost on their course, with Mado's minute notation.

Make a notation, with chalk, of the gravity of each cell each morning.

Notae was more often used, and it finally gave the name to notation.

Scholar Phelps waited patiently until I'd made the notation.

You'll find every notation in the log accurate to the yard or the second.

Forsythe made a notation from the sextant on a piece of paper.

The Roman notation table is sometimes taught after the same manner.

This is the third dimension of color, and must be included in our notation.

If a notation in rods be preferred, the span should be a rod, or half rod long.

Where only the tune of a song is used, notation has not been provided.