no·​tice·​able | \ ˈnō-tə-sə-bəl How to pronounce noticeable (audio) \

Definition of noticeable

1 : worthy of notice noticeable for its influence on young filmmakers
2 : likely to be noticed a noticeable improvement a noticeable change in the weather

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Other Words from noticeable

noticeably \ ˈnō-​tə-​sə-​blē How to pronounce noticeably (audio) \ adverb

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noticeable, remarkable, prominent, outstanding, conspicuous, salient, striking mean attracting notice or attention. noticeable applies to something unlikely to escape observation. a piano recital with no noticeable errors remarkable applies to something so extraordinary or exceptional as to invite comment. a film of remarkable intelligence and wit prominent applies to something commanding notice by standing out from its surroundings or background. a doctor who occupies a prominent position in the town outstanding applies to something that rises above and excels others of the same kind. honored for her outstanding contributions to science conspicuous applies to something that is obvious and unavoidable to the sight or mind. conspicuous bureaucratic waste salient applies to something of significance that merits the attention given it. the salient points of the speech striking applies to something that impresses itself powerfully and deeply upon the observer's mind or vision. the region's striking poverty

noticeable and outstanding mean attracting notice or attention. noticeable is used for something that is likely to be observed. There's been a noticeable improvement in your grades. outstanding is used for something that attracts notice because it rises above and is better than others of the same kind. She's an outstanding tennis player.

Examples of noticeable in a Sentence

The spot on your shirt is very noticeable. There has been a noticeable improvement in her behavior. a noticeable change in the weather It was noticeable that they were not prepared to give the presentation.
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Recent Examples on the Web Within the Academy itself, reform initiatives meant to bring age, racial, and gender diversity to the Academy’s voting body have already led to some noticeable changes. David Sims, The Atlantic, "It’s Time to Rethink What an ‘Oscar-Worthy’ Movie Looks Like," 14 Jan. 2020 The two boxers checked in for Friday’s weigh-in, resulting in noticeable changes for both. Chris Wassel, USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire, "Andy Ruiz vs. Anthony Joshua 2 - Weigh-in, odds," 6 Dec. 2019 Both sides of the aisle are now suggesting solutions — a noticeable change from previous efforts, Trump said. Courtney Crowder, USA TODAY, "How Ivanka Trump is working on paid family leave, affordable child care -- and why it hasn’t passed," 3 Dec. 2019 One noticeable change from the Adam Gase to the Brian Flores’ imprint continues to be penalties. Dave Hyde,, "Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Dolphins’ 16-12 win over Colts," 10 Nov. 2019 Usually, there is a noticeable color change in the fruit. Paul Cappiello, The Courier-Journal, "Aye, aye Buckeye. Here's the secret to growing a tree from seed in your Kentucky backyard," 1 Nov. 2019 Remember that not every product or ingredient is going to work for everyone, and many of these products need to be used consistently for a few weeks before there’s any noticeable change in your skin. Sarah Jacoby, SELF, "8 Causes of Adult Acne—and How to Actually Treat It," 31 Oct. 2019 Has this resulted in any noticeable change in the president’s policy or demeanor?, "Has this resulted in any noticeable change in the president’s policy or demeanor? Of course not. Will the Republican Party finally come to its senses and turn to this crew to lead it into the future? Also no.," 26 Oct. 2019 But then came another noticeable change in communication. Los Angeles Times, "L.A. Affairs: Keeping my boyfriend a secret was the secret all along," 19 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of noticeable

1753, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of noticeable was in 1753

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17 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Noticeable.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 29 January 2020.

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How to pronounce noticeable (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of noticeable

: able to be easily seen or noticed


no·​tice·​able | \ ˈnō-tə-sə-bəl How to pronounce noticeable (audio) \

Kids Definition of noticeable

: deserving notice : likely to attract attention a noticeable spot

Other Words from noticeable

noticeably \ -​blē \ adverb The volume got noticeably louder.

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to assert without proof or before proving

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