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

Definition of noted

: well-known by reputation : eminent, celebrated

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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
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First Known Use of noted

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Noted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of noted

: famous or well-known


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: well-known and highly regarded a noted scientist

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