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notable

no·ta·ble

notable

 
 
pronunciation:
no t bl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: receiving or deserving notice; exceptional; striking.
For the detective, it was notable that the suspect was left-handed.Her teacher feels that she has notable artistic ability.
synonyms:
conspicuous, eminent, exceptional, extraordinary, important, marked, noteworthy, noticeable, remarkable, signal
antonyms:
insignificant, unremarkable
similar words:
especial, impressive, memorable, momentous, observable, outstanding, particular, prominent, pronounced, salient, significant, singular, special, striking, unforgettable, unusual
definition 2: eminent; prominent; important.
Several notable scholars attended the conference.
 
synonyms:
distinguished, eminent, illustrious, noted, prominent, renowned
antonyms:
obscure, unknown
similar words:
celebrated, famed, famous, glorious, great, important, major, noteworthy, reputable, well-known
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part of speech: noun
definition: a distinguished or eminent person.
The author was one of many notables at the party.
synonyms:
luminary, name, personage, somebody, VIP
antonyms:
nonentity
similar words:
big shot, bigwig, celebrity, dignitary, figure, personality, wheel
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derivations: notably (adv.), notability (n.)
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