What is another word for annotation?

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[ ˌanə͡ʊtˈe͡ɪʃən], [ ˌanə‍ʊtˈe‍ɪʃən], [ ˌa_n_əʊ_t_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Annotation is a term that refers to the practice of adding notes or comments to a text. Some common synonyms for annotation include interpretation, commentary, explanation, clarification, and analysis. These terms are often used interchangeably, but they each bring a slightly different nuance to the meaning of annotation. For example, interpretation implies a more subjective and personal approach to the text, while clarification suggests a focus on making the text clearer or more understandable. Commentary and analysis both imply a more thorough and critical engagement with the text, while explanation conveys a more straightforward and factual approach. Overall, these synonyms point to the wide range of ways in which annotations can be used to deepen our understanding and engagement with a text.

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Usage examples for Annotation

The shapelessness, the incoherence, the necessity for endless annotation and patching together, which mar so many even of the finest Elizabethan plays, have no place in Beaumont and Fletcher.
"A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature"
George Saintsbury
There was not a line of her life, as lived before she knew him, that she had not revealed to him; there was not a passage of her life, when joined to his, that was not handed to him to write upon; but this, that she knew he'd married for a home, was never revealed, never inscribed upon the tablets submitted daily for his annotation.
"This Freedom"
A. S. M. Hutchinson
So runs an annotation of Alfieri on the margin of one of his lyrics.
"The Countess of Albany"
Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee)

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