notable

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English notable, from Old French notable (noteworthy), from Latin notabilis (noteworthy, extraordinary), from notō (note, mark, verb), equivalent to note +‎ -able.

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notable (comparative more notable, superlative most notable)

  1. Worthy of note; remarkable; memorable; noted or distinguished.
  2. (dated) Capable of being noted; noticeable; plain; evident.

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notable (plural notables)

  1. A person or thing of distinction.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English notable (usable, useful), equivalent to note (use, benefit), from Old English notu (enjoyment, use, profit, advantage, utility, employment) +‎ -able. More at note.

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notable (comparative more notable, superlative most notable)

  1. (obsolete) Useful; profitable.
  2. Prudent; clever; capable; industrious; thrifty.
    • 1863, Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, Sylvia's lovers:
      Hester looked busy and notable with her gown pinned up behind her, and her hair all tucked away under a clean linen cap; []
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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin notābilis.

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notable (epicene, plural notables)

  1. notable

CatalanEdit

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From Latin notābilis.

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notable (masculine and feminine plural notables)

  1. notable

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French notable, from Latin notābilis.

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notable (plural notables)

  1. notable

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notable m (plural notables)

  1. notable

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GalicianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin notābilis.

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notable m or f (plural notables)

  1. notable

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin notābilis.

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notable m or f (plural notables)

  1. important; significant

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin notābilis.

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  • IPA(key): /noˈtable/, [noˈt̪aβle]

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notable (plural notables, superlative notabilísimo)

  1. notable

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