Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun notation

3 senses of notation

Sense 1
notation, notational system -- (a technical system of symbols used to represent special things)
       => writing -- (letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible")

Sense 2
note, annotation, notation -- (a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope")
       => comment, commentary -- (a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material; "he wrote an extended comment on the proposal")

Sense 3
notation -- (the activity of representing something by a special system of marks or characters)
       => writing, committal to writing -- (the activity of putting something in written form; "she did the thinking while he did the writing")

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