noted

adjective not·ed \ ˈnō-təd \

Definition of noted

:well-known by reputation :eminent, celebrated

notedly

adverb

notedness

noun

Examples of noted in a Sentence

  1. She is a noted scholar specializing in Latin-American literature.

  2. a serious play that needs a noted Broadway actor for the lead if it is to attract audiences

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First Known Use of noted

14th century

Synonym Discussion of noted

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

NOTED Defined for English Language Learners

noted

adjective

Definition of noted for English Language Learners

  • : famous or well-known


NOTED Defined for Kids

noted

adjective not·ed \ ˈnō-təd \

Definition of noted for Students

:well-known and highly regarded
  • a noted scientist


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