When something is notable, it's worthy of notice, or even famous. It might be a notable feature of your trip to New York City that you spotted one of the city's notable celebrities.

Notable is a very useful word––it allows you succinctly to note that from a long list of things you could say, you have thoughtfully picked out only the ones that are the most notable, the most worthy — a notable example of kindness to your listeners.

Definitions of notable

adj worthy of notice

having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable

adj widely known and esteemed

“a notable historian”
celebrated, famed, famous, far-famed, illustrious, noted, renowned
apprehended with certainty

n a celebrity who is an inspiration to others

guiding light, leading light, luminary, notability
Type of:
celebrity, famous person
a widely known person

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