to supply with critical or explanatory ; comment upon in :
to annotate the works of Shakespeare.
to make or .
Historical Examples

Good specimen of the “annotative” style with a parenthetic comment.
Cyropaedia Xenophon

to supply (a written work, such as an ancient text) with critical or explanatory notes

1733, from Latin annotatus, past participle of annotare “to note down” (see annotation). Related: Annotated; annotating. Not in Johnson’s “Dictionary,” but used therein in defining comment. Form annote is recorded from mid-15c. Related: Annotated; annotating.


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