What does notable mean?

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ˈnoʊ tə bəlno·table

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. luminary, leading light, guiding light, notable, notabilityadjective

    a celebrity who is an inspiration to others

    "he was host to a large gathering of luminaries"

  2. noteworthy, notableadjective

    worthy of notice

    "a noteworthy advance in cancer research"

  3. celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, notable, noted, renownedadjective

    widely known and esteemed

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Notableadjective

    capable of being noted; noticeable; plan; evident

    Etymology: [F. notable, L. notabilis, fr. notare to mark, nota mark, note. See 5th Note.]

  2. Notableadjective

    worthy of notice; remarkable; memorable; noted or distinguished; as, a notable event, person

    Etymology: [F. notable, L. notabilis, fr. notare to mark, nota mark, note. See 5th Note.]

  3. Notableadjective

    well-known; notorious

    Etymology: [F. notable, L. notabilis, fr. notare to mark, nota mark, note. See 5th Note.]

  4. Notablenoun

    a person, or thing, of distinction

    Etymology: [F. notable, L. notabilis, fr. notare to mark, nota mark, note. See 5th Note.]

  5. Notablenoun

    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

    Etymology: [F. notable, L. notabilis, fr. notare to mark, nota mark, note. See 5th Note.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Notable

    nō′ta-bl, adj. worthy of being known or noted: remarkable: memorable: distinguished: notorious: capable, clever, industrious.—n. a person or thing worthy of note, esp. in pl. for persons of distinction and political importance in France in pre-Revolution times.—n.pl. Notabil′ia, things worthy of notice: noteworthy sayings.—ns. Notabil′ity, the being notable: a notable person or thing; Nō′tableness.—adv. Nō′tably.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'notable' in Adjectives Frequency: #737

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of notable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of notable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of notable in a Sentence

  1. White House:

    Family and friends have long sought clemency for Mr. Patrick Nolan, alongside notable advocates like former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and author Arnold Steinberg, in light of these facts, Patrick Nolan is entirely deserving of this Grant of Executive Clemency.

  2. Will Danoff:

    In the strong-performing health care sector, I could have done a much better job with surging biotechnology stocks, notable mistakes included not owning enough Amgen, a biotech firm that made excellent advances, and avoiding index stock Allergan, the specialty drug company that announced plans to be acquired by Actavis.

  3. Jonathan Barr:

    We will answer the charges filed against Congressman Collins in court and will mount a vigorous defense to clear Chris CollinsUnder good name, it is notable that even the government does not allege that Chris CollinsUnder traded a single share of Innate Therapeutics stock. We are confident Chris CollinsUnder will be completely vindicated and exonerated.

  4. Rick Sopher:

    Conditions favored man over machine and it was notable that Renaissance Technologies, a machine-driven manager, has dropped out of the top 20.

  5. Joe Berlinger:

    I think the most notable thing [was] the degree to which they were unhappy with the portrayal of family, particularly of the mother Bonnie Clutter, who was portrayed as somebody who was kind of depressed and didn’t get out of bed and all sorts of things they feel [are] just not true, she had some pain issues that she managed, but she embraced life and she was beloved by all the family, extended family.

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