- Worthy of attention or notice; remarkable: the gardens are notable for their collection of magnolias and camellias the results, with one notable exception, have been superbMore example sentences
noteworthy, remarkable, outstanding, important, significant, momentous, memorable; marked, striking, impressive; uncommon, unusual, special, exceptional, signalprominent, important, well-known, famous, affluential, famed, noted, distinguished, great, eminent, illustrious, respected, esteemed, renowned, celebrated, acclaimed, influential, prestigious, of note
- It is notable that bargaining power is revealed not only in explicit negotiation but also implicitly.
- A notable exception is the prominent role played by Jewish patrons of the arts.
- He led us on a short guided walk round the ceremony, drawing our attention to notable people on the way.
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- A famous or important person: businessmen and local notablesMore example sentences
- Many of the dishes are named after local African-American notables.
- The members of the ruling class, formerly citizen-soldiers, became local notables and loyal subjects of the emperor.
- Not all the local notables were Puritan Parliamentarians.
Middle English: from Old French, from Latin notabilis 'worthy of note', from the verb notare 'to note, mark'.