I. noun Date: 1607 1. a note of reference, explanation, or comment usually placed below the text on a printed page 2. a. one that is a relatively subordinate or minor part (as of an event, work, or field) <
a movement now regarded as a footnote to architectural history
b. commentary 3a II. transitive verb Date: 1864 to furnish with a footnote ; annotate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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