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

Examples of noted in a Sentence

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

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This comes as Biden has faced mounting criticism for some of his past positions on racial issues as well as his close relationships with noted segregationists, Sens. NBC News, "Cory Booker takes aim at Joe Biden's 'hoodie' language about race," 29 June 2019 The addition had to be unique, preferably the work of a noted craftsman. Jeanette Marantos,, "The perfect rose: 62 years in the making," 25 June 2019 During his senior season at Belmont, Windler made double-digit bombs in 25 of 33 games and ranked fourth nationally in offensive efficiency by noted statistician Ken Pomeroy. Chris Fedor,, "Cleveland Cavaliers address pressing need for more shooting with Darius Garland, Dylan Windler and Kevin Porter Jr. -- Chris Fedor," 21 June 2019 But this isn’t the first time that the operas of Mr. Davis, a noted jazz composer and performer, have been at the vanguard of more popular culture. Zachary Woolfe, New York Times, "Review: ‘The Central Park Five’ Turns Injustice Into Opera," 16 June 2019 Robert Corry, a noted marijuana lawyer and advocate, was arrested Friday on investigation of criminal mischief, first-degree kidnapping, aggravated motor vehicle theft and reckless endangerment, according to Denver County jail records. Sam Tabachnik, The Denver Post, "Robert Corry, lawyer for suspect charged in deadly I-70 crash, arrested in domestic violence case," 15 June 2019 This business model is the brainchild of Scripps Research CEO Peter Schultz, a noted chemist. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Scripps Research forges ahead with drugs for arthritis, malaria and cancer," 14 June 2019 The former Teen Vogue 21 under 21 nominee has already made serious waves throughout her budding career, becoming the first disabled transgender model to ever sign with Elite NYC, a noted modeling agency. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Aaron Philip Made Her Runway Debut at WillieNorris Workshop," 14 June 2019 At the time of his hiring, the Sixers touted Martin for having 21 years of experience working with elite athletes and being a noted innovator and a leader in high-performance sports. Keith Pompey,, "Doctors Daniel Medina and David T. Martin casualties of Sixers’ failed athlete care," 4 June 2019

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First Known Use of noted

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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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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