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Worthy of attention or notice; remarkable,
  1. 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 superb
  1. A famous or important person
    • - businessmen and local notables

  1. luminary: a celebrity who is an inspiration to others; "he was host to a large gathering of luminaries"
  2. noteworthy: worthy of notice; "a noteworthy advance in cancer research"
  3. celebrated: widely known and esteemed; "a famous actor"; "a celebrated musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter"
  4. (notably) especially; in particular; "notably in the social sciences, the professors teach too much"
  5. The Assembly of Notables was a group of notables invited by the King of France to consult on matters of state.
  6. (The Notables (band)) The Notables are a ska revival band from Seattle, led by Johnny Horn and Matt Nims. They released their debut album Quite Notable in 1997. The album consisted mostly of original tracks, but included several cover versions of tracks by such artists as Jimi Hendrix.
  7. A person or thing of distinction; Useful; profitable; Prudent; clever; capable; industrious; thrifty
  8. (notability) The quality or state of being notable or eminent; A notable or eminent person
  9. (notably) As a pointed example; in a notable manner
  10. (Notables) Local VIPs, people with considerable power or influence in local affairs, either through election or through connections. See Elites.
  11. (Notability) the concept that an entity has been written about by journalistically credible sources not connected to the entity (or to the party that created the entity). Online encyclopedias have recently toughened their notability guidelines (or started enforcing them).
  12. Software developed by Revelar Inc. which allows users to manipulate Notepad data on a Newton device in real time using a desktop computer. See also Revelar Connection Utility.
  13. a notable, mentionable, noticeable, remarkable, considerable; adv notably, noticeably, remarkably, considerably
  14. by the way, nota bene
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