- 1(Of a person) famous and respected within a particular sphere: one of the world’s most eminent statisticiansMore example sentences
illustrious, distinguished, renowned, esteemed, pre-eminent, notable, noteworthy, great, prestigious, important, significant, influential, outstanding, noted, of note; famous, celebrated, prominent, well known, lionized, acclaimed; superior, of high standing, high-ranking, exalted, revered, elevated, august, grand, lofty, venerable, foremost, leading, paramount, legendary
- Nevertheless, it is very prestigious, and is often awarded to eminent people in the sciences and arts.
- Here are some excerpts from the opinions expressed by some eminent personalities.
- These four participants will then be sent to Mumbai for training and will be groomed by eminent people in the film industry.
- 2 [attributive] (Of a positive quality) present to a notable degree: the book’s scholarship and eminent readabilityMore example sentences
- The quality is eminent, but the case does have a fundamental flaw - the lack of cooling.
- It does seem an eminent candidate for discreet burial, doesn't it?
late Middle English: from Latin eminent- 'jutting, projecting', from the verb eminere.