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Definition of Notable


  1. Capable of being noted; noticeable; plan; evident.
  2. Worthy of notice; remarkable; memorable; noted or distinguished; as, a notable event, person.
  3. Well-known; notorious.
  4. A person, or thing, of distinction.
  5. One of a number of persons, before the revolution of 1789, chiefly of the higher orders, appointed by the king to constitute a representative body.

Notable Quotations

History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
B. C. Forbes

It is certain that, because the negligent do not struggle against self, they never achieve peace of soul or do so tardily, and never possess any virtue in its fullness, while the energetic and industrious make notable advances on both fronts.
Saint Ignatius

Mushrooms provide a vast array of potential medicinal compounds. Many mushrooms - such as portobello, oyster, reishi and maitake - are well-known for these properties, but the lion's mane mushroom, in particular, has drawn the attention of researchers for its notable nerve-regenerative properties.
Paul Stamets

In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment.
Thomas Carlyle

Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity, coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity, concealing something.
E. M. Forster
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Notable Translations

notable in German is bemerkenswert
notable in Hungarian is nevezetes
notable in Latin is notabilis
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