take note (of someone or something)

take note

Remember or focus on (something). Take note—this street will be closed on Monday.
See also: note, take

take note (of someone or something)

To become aware of, remember, focus on, or pay attention to someone or something. I thought Sally would sure take note of me if I wore my new satin dress, but she didn't even look my direction when Visitors are reminded to take note of local laws and customs. The tax laws are changing dramatically, and international businesses need to take note.
See also: note, someone, take

take note of someone or something

Fig. to notice someone or something; to commit something about someone or something to one's memory, possibly by making a note on paper. I took note of her when she came in. I thought she had left the company. Please take note of the hour. It is late.
See also: note, of, take

take note

Also, take notice. Pay attention, as in Take note, not one man here is wearing a tie, or The aide took notice of the boys throwing spitballs and reported them. An antonym is take no notice of, meaning "ignore," as in Take no notice of them and they'll stop teasing you. [Late 1500s] Also see take notes.
See also: note, take