Definition of Notable

1. Noun. A celebrity who is an inspiration to others. "He was host to a large gathering of luminaries"




2. Adjective. Worthy of notice. "A noteworthy advance in cancer research"
Exact synonyms: Noteworthy
Similar to: Worthy

3. Adjective. Widely known and esteemed. "A renowned painter"
Exact synonyms: Celebrated, Famed, Famous, Far-famed, Illustrious, Noted, Renowned
Similar to: Known
Derivative terms: Fame, Fame, Illustriousness, Notability

Definition of Notable

1. a. Capable of being noted; noticeable; plan; evident.

2. n. A person, or thing, of distinction.

Definition of Notable

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Useful; profitable. ¹

2. Adjective. Prudent; clever; capable; industrious; thrifty. ¹

3. Adjective. (dated) Capable of being noted; noticeable; plain; evident. ¹

4. Adjective. Worthy of notice; remarkable; memorable; noted or distinguished. ¹

5. Noun. A person or thing of distinction. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Notable

1. a person of distinction [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Notable

not very likely
not win for losing
not wise
not worth a dime
not worth a plug nickel
not worth a plugged nickel
not yet
not your father's
nota
nota bene
notabilia
notabilities
notability
notable (current term)
notableness
notablenesses
notables
notablest
notably
notaea
notaeum
notaeums
notal
notalgia
notancephalia
notanda
notandum
notanencephalia

Literary usage of Notable

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"Sci Am 112:49 Ja 9 '15 notable step in the bullding of New York's Sci Am 112:612 Je 19 '15 Providing a ship with ears. Sci Am 113:450 N 30 '15 Send water ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"A notable Warke called the pleasant Poesie of ... A true and most notable History of a right noble and famous Lady, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The first notable publication was Rawlinson's text (1) Explorations and Discoveries.— These include the early works of CJ Rich, JE Taylor, AH Layard, ..."

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