not·​ed | \ˈnō-təd \

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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Brad Karp, chairman of Paul, Weiss and a noted defense attorney for big Wall Street banks in securities matters, will represent Mr. Ghosn along with another of the firm’s partners, Michael E. Gertzman, the person familiar with the matter said. Mike Colias, WSJ, "Carlos Ghosn Hires U.S.-Based Law Firm Paul Weiss," 25 Nov. 2018 In addition to his Broadway success, Simon was a noted television and film writer, writing for productions such as The Heartbreak Kid, After the Fox, The Phil Silvers Show and The Garry Moore Show. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Pulitzer Prize–Winning Playwright Neil Simon Dies at 91," 26 Aug. 2018 Fade Street Social Three different spaces make up the dining experience from noted chef Dylan McGrath: a celebrated fine dining restaurant, a chic cocktail bar, and a gastrobar serving tapas, shareable comfort food, and gourmet brunch. Sandra Ramani, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Best Brunch Places in Dublin," 11 July 2018 New Jersey’s Frank Pallone, a noted skeptic of Trump’s efforts to bail out aging coal and nuclear plants, will now lead the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee. David Roberts, Vox, "After the midterms, US climate politics are even more polarized. Here’s how Dems can move forward.," 12 Nov. 2018 The pair were also joined by noted producer Nile Rodgers. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne Had a Mini One Direction Reunion During an Episode of "X-Factor UK"," 14 Oct. 2018 The hotel, which underwent a head-to-toe renovation in 2017, now sports a fresh take on coastal New England glam as envisioned by noted designer Peter Neimitz. Paul Rubio, Condé Nast Traveler, "Beautiful Places to See New England Fall Foliage This Year," 5 Oct. 2018 Meghan is the first woman to hold the title of Duchess of Sussex, but there has previously been one other Duke, Prince Augustus Frederick in the 18th century, who was a noted abolitionist. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Meghan Markle Just Arrived in Sussex Wearing a Green Leather Pencil Skirt," 3 Oct. 2018 Queen Elizabeth is a noted lover of the countryside and its pursuits. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "See David Hockney’s Stained Glass Window, Installed in Westminster Abbey for Queen Elizabeth," 1 Oct. 2018

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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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