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Princeton's WordNet

  1. footnote, footerverb

    a printed note placed below the text on a printed page

  2. annotate, footnoteverb

    add explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments

    "The scholar annotated the early edition of a famous novel"


  1. footnotenoun

    A short piece of text, often numbered, placed at the bottom of a printed page, that adds a comment, citation, reference etc, to a designated part of the main text

  2. footnotenoun

    An event of lesser importance than some larger event to which it is related

  3. footnoteverb

    To add footnotes to a text; to annotate

Webster Dictionary

  1. Footnotenoun

    a note of reference or comment at the foot of a page


  1. Footnote

    Footnote.com is a subscription website featuring tens of millions of original source documents from the world’s finest archives available on the Internet for the first time, including military records, naturalization papers, and historical newspapers. Footnote.com also allows free viewing and uploading of user-contributed content including old photos, letters, and documents. Users can annotate, spotlight, and connect records.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of footnote in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of footnote in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of footnote in a Sentence

  1. Dale Ketcham:

    This has become yet another footnote in the story of coronavirus and its impact on America, but NASA is continuing to press ahead with Commercial Crew because there is a profound obligation to keep The ISS operational.

  2. John Duffield:

    It didn't seem like he had reached the apogee of his career, i don't know if it'll be relegated to a footnote, but maybe only one chapter in a lengthy book of accomplishments.

  3. Michele Gold:

    We never want the history of the Holocaust to be a footnote in the history books, we need to talk about the Holocaust, we need to teach about the Holocaust because it is the most effective way to combat anti-Semitism and racism in all its forms ... and it’s never been as important as it is today.

  4. Remy Green:

    The Postal Service has long promised that' [ n ] either snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds, the Court rightly added the obvious footnote : fixing an election and cost-cutting can not cut it as an exception to that promise.

  5. George Santiano:

    All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. tacky
    • B. ectomorphic
    • C. articulate
    • D. elusive

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