Definitions for renownedrɪˈnaʊnd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. celebrated; famous.

* Syn: See famous .

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, notable, noted, renowned(adj)

    widely known and esteemed

    "a famous actor"; "a celebrated musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. renowned(adjective)ɪˈnaʊnd

    well-known for being good at sth

    the renowned fashion designer


  1. renowned(Adjective)

    Famous, celebrated, or well-known.

    a world-renowned flautist

Webster Dictionary

  1. Renowned(adj)

    famous; celebrated for great achievements, for distinguished qualities, or for grandeur; eminent; as, a renowned king

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He is renowned for his paintings; a renowned actress.

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