jot down

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jot down

To write something down, often in haste. A noun or pronoun can be used between "jot" and "down." Let me just grab a pen so I can jot that number down. Here, I jotted down some ideas for you.
See also: down, jot

jot something down

to make a note of something. This is important. Please jot this down. Jot down this note, please.
See also: down, jot

jot down

v.
To write down something briefly or hastily: The secretary jotted the message down. I jotted down the homework assignment.
See also: down, jot
References in classic literature ?
Anything that strikes me as curious or amusing--I jot it down, and when I have time shall work it up into something, I daresay."
"And if you see anything curious in that room," called Irais from her bedroom door, "mind you jot it down."
"I keep a notebook and paper in the cab and every time I get an idea I jot it down. There are dozens of Post-it notes stuck all over.
If I was watching a game and I saw a pattern that I liked, I would jot it down. If I saw something that happened in the media.
With all these high-tech functions, there must be some easy way to record the error messages without my having to stop and jot it down.
Use tape measure to determine subject's height, and jot it down.
This best practice benefits residents in that they don't have to remember what their comments on a particular meal were at the next resident food committee meeting, they can jot it down immediately.
Jot it down directly on the screen in a virtual "sticky note" for quick reminders.