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Meaning of NOTABLE

Pronunciation:  'nowtubul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a celebrity who is an inspiration to others; "he was host to a large gathering of luminaries"
  2. [adj]  widely known and esteemed; "a famous actor"; "a celebrated musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter"
  3. [adj]  worthy of notice; "a noteworthy advance in cancer research"

NOTABLE is a 7 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: celebrated, famed, famous, far-famed, guiding light, illustrious, known, leading light, luminary, notability, noted, noteworthy, renowned, worthy
 See Also: celebrity, famous person



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Not"a*ble\, a. [F. notable, L. notabilis, fr. notare to
    mark, nota mark, note. See 5th {Note}.]
    1. Capable of being noted; noticeable; plan; evident.
    2. Worthy of notice; remarkable; memorable; noted or
       distinguished; as, a notable event, person.
    Note: Notable in the sense of careful, thrifty, characterized
          by thrift and capacity (as, a notable housekeeper) is
          pronounced by many good ortho["e]pists,
          n[o^]t"[.a]*b'l, the derivatives notableness, and
          notably, being also similarly pronounced with short o
          in the first syllable.
    3. Well-known; notorious. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
  2. \Not"a*ble\, n.
    1. A person, or thing, of distinction.
    2. (French Hist.) One of a number of persons, before the
       revolution of 1789, chiefly of the higher orders,
       appointed by the king to constitute a representative body.
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