not·​ed | \ ˈnō-təd How to pronounce noted (audio) \

Definition of noted

: well-known by reputation : eminent, celebrated

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Other Words from noted

notedly adverb
notedness noun

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famous, renowned, celebrated, noted, notorious, distinguished, eminent, illustrious mean known far and wide. famous implies little more than the fact of being, sometimes briefly, widely and popularly known. a famous actress renowned implies more glory and acclamation. one of the most renowned figures in sports history celebrated implies notice and attention especially in print. the most celebrated beauty of her day noted suggests well-deserved public attention. the noted mystery writer notorious frequently adds to famous an implication of questionableness or evil. a notorious gangster distinguished implies acknowledged excellence or superiority. a distinguished scientist who won the Nobel Prize eminent implies even greater prominence for outstanding quality or character. the country's most eminent writers illustrious stresses enduring honor and glory attached to a deed or person. illustrious war heroes

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She is a noted scholar specializing in Latin-American literature. a serious play that needs a noted Broadway actor for the lead if it is to attract audiences
Recent Examples on the Web Yet even Apple’s noted procurement prowess can’t score the company enough chips in such a tight market. Dan Gallagher, WSJ, "Apple Couldn’t Dodge Chip Pain Forever," 28 Apr. 2021 Third, As noted, independent agencies were not obliged to react to Trump’s order, yet some did (again, see this one-stop portal). Clyde Wayne Crews Jr., Forbes, "Laws Have Mercy: Here Is How Biden Is Restricting Access To Regulatory Guidance Documents," 26 Apr. 2021 Conrad’s cousin Peggy Shivers, a noted soprano, will offer insights into the special place where the two grew up born — Center Point, in East Texas. Elaine Ayala Commentary, San Antonio Express-News, "Ayala: Soprano was stripped of leading role in UT student opera in 1957 - because she was Black," 24 Apr. 2021 Ali Salaam, a noted boxing trainer, was hooked up to a ventilator in the COVID-19 unit at University of Michigan Hospital and his condition was declining fast. Josh Peter, USA TODAY, "Tony Harrison back in ring after father/trainer died from COVID-19," 15 Apr. 2021 But the former high school football player, who is in near-constant contact with the boxer Mike Tyson, his best friend and a noted pigeon enthusiast, has done extremely well for himself, operating a bodyguard company that caters to celebrities. New York Times, "Pigeon Guys Face Tough Times: ‘Who Has the Money? Who Has the Roof?’," 18 Feb. 2021 The ever-popular soutzoukakia, is one of the most noted. John Malathronas, CNN, "Best Greek food: 24 of the tastiest selections," 13 Apr. 2021 The series tell a fact-based, but little-noted, story that takes place during World War II, when Norwegian Crown Princess Martha helps persuade U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt to help save Norway from Nazi forces. oregonlive, "‘Hemingway’; Doc Severinsen documentary; Screen Actors Guild Awards; ‘Chad’: TV This Week," 4 Apr. 2021 Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, a noted foe of hyperbole, has compared upcoming IMF and World Bank meetings this week to the 1944 Bretton Woods conference, which redefined the international monetary system. David Meyer, Fortune, "The saga of McDonald’s and former CEO Steve Easterbrook," 6 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of noted

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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6 May 2021

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“Noted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of noted

: famous or well-known


not·​ed | \ ˈnō-təd \

Kids Definition of noted

: well-known and highly regarded a noted scientist

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