Ok vs Noted - What's the difference?

ok | noted |

As an interjection ok

is .

As an adjective noted is

famous; well known because of one's reputation; celebrated.

As a verb noted is




Etymology 1

Of unclear origin. Wikipedia lists . it may be an abbreviation of a comical spelling of "all correct" as "orl korrect", such as first appeared in print in The Boston Morning Post on March 23, 1839, as part of a fad for similar fanciful abbreviations in the United States during the late 1830s.

Alternative forms

* , ok, okay


(en noun)
  • endorsement; approval
  • We can start as soon as we get the OK .
    * (endorsement or approval) approval, endorsement, green light, thumbs up


    (en verb)
  • To approve.
  • I don't want to OK this amount of money.
  • (computing) To confirm by activating a button marked OK .
  • * 2001 , Mike Collins, Pro Tools: Practical Recording, Editing and Mixing for Music Production
  • Type a suitable name for your Marker and OK the dialogue box.
  • * 2008 , Martin Evening, Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers
  • When you OK the crop, the image size will be adjusted to match the front image resolution.
    * approve * greenlight


    (en adjective)
  • all right, permitted
  • Do you think it's OK to stay here for the night?
  • satisfactory, reasonably good; not exceptional
  • The soup was OK , but the dessert was excellent.
  • in good health or a good emotional state
  • He's not feeling well now, but he should be OK after some rest.
    * allowed, all right, permissible * (satisfactory) adequate, all right, not bad, satisfactory * (in good health or a good emotional state) fine, well
    * forbidden * (satisfactory) bad, inadequate, poor, unsatisfactory * (in good health or a good emotional state) ill, poorly, sick, under the weather, unwell


    (en adverb)
  • satisfactorily, sufficiently well
  • The team did OK in the playoffs.
    * (satisfactorily) adequately, satisfactorily
    * (satisfactorily) badly, inadequately, poorly, unsatisfactorily


  • Used to indicate acknowledgement or acceptance.
  • I promise to give it back.'' Reply: ''OK .
    Let's meet again this afternoon.'' Reply: ''OK .
    Shut up!'' Reply: ''OK''', '''OK .
  • An utterance expressing exasperation, similar to ""
  • OK! I get it! Stop nagging me!
  • Used to introduce a sentence in order to draw attention to the importance of what is being said.
  • OK , I'm thinking of a number...
    * PPsense, acknowledgement or acceptance}} okey-dokey, okeh, okey; ; all right * (sentence introduction) now, now then

    Derived terms

    (term derived from OK) * okay * okey-dokey * * 'kay * m'kay * A-OK * kthxbye


    * How 'OK' took over the world, Allan Metcalf, BBC News Magazine (2011 February 18) * The ‘O’ Word, Roy Blount, Jr., The New York Times Sunday Book Review (2010 November 19) * OK: The Improbable Story of America's Greatest Word , Allan Metcalf, Oxford University Press (2010) * '>citation * Allen Read, the Expert of 'O.K.,' Dies at 96, Douglas Martin, The New York Times Obituaries (2002 October 18) * What does "OK" stand for?, Cecil Adams, The Straight Dope (1985)

    See also

    * oll korrect * * *

    Etymology 2

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • a state of the United States of America.
  • Anagrams

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    (en adjective)
  • Famous; well known because of one's reputation; celebrated.
  • Verb

  • (note)
  • * 1948 , , North from Mexico / The Spanish-Speaking People of The United States , J. B. Lippincott Company, page 75,
  • In 1866 Colonel J. F. Meline noted that the rebozo had almost disappeared in Santa Fe and that hoop skirts, on sale in the stores, were being widely used.


    * ---- ==Volapük==


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  • Declension


    Derived terms

    * notedil