[ noh-tid ]
/ ˈnoʊ tɪd /


well-known; celebrated; famous: a noted scholar.
provided with musical notation, a musical score, etc.: The text is illustrated with noted examples from the symphonies.

Origin of noted

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at note, -ed2
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Definition for noted (2 of 2)


[ noht ]
/ noʊt /


verb (used with object), not·ed, not·ing.

Origin of note

1175–1225; (noun) Middle English (< Old French) < Medieval Latin nota sign for musical tone, Latin: mark, sign, lettering; (v.) Middle English noten < Old French noter to mark < Latin notāre, derivative of the noun
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Synonym study

3. See remark. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for noted (1 of 2)


/ (ˈnəʊtɪd) /


distinguished; celebrated; famous
of special note or significance; noticeablea noted increase in the crime rate
Derived Formsnotedly, adverb

British Dictionary definitions for noted (2 of 2)


/ (nəʊt) /


verb (tr; may take a clause as object)

See also notes
Derived Formsnoteless, adjective

Word Origin for note

C13: via Old French from Latin nota sign, indication
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Idioms and Phrases with noted


see bread and butter letter (note); compare notes; make a note of; of note; strike the right note; take note; take notes.

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