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[ noh-tid ]


  1. well-known; celebrated; famous:

    a noted scholar.

    Synonyms: eminent, renowned, distinguished

    Antonyms: unknown, obscure

  2. provided with musical notation, a musical score, etc.:

    The text is illustrated with noted examples from the symphonies.


/ ˈnəʊtɪd /


  1. distinguished; celebrated; famous
  2. of special note or significance; noticeable

    a noted increase in the crime rate

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Derived Forms

  • ˈnotedly, adverb

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Other Words From

  • noted·ly adverb
  • noted·ness noun
  • under·noted adjective
  • un·noted adjective
  • well-noted adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of noted1

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English; note + -ed 2

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Example Sentences

Perhaps his most famous endeavor is a noted Chef’s Table appearance, during which he barbecues meat via a staggering variety of outdoor pits, bonfires, and grills, and poignantly waxes by turns adamant and wistful about his many romantic loves.

This is a great example of a little noted part of commercial business transactions having major economic implications.

From Time

I don’t think I saw a surfer in person until I was in my late twenties, on a magazine assignment in Orange County, California, to interview the noted surfer and shaper Donald Takayama—a task that was definitely over my head.

That article noted that the F-35 does not currently have the ability to down-link live video to ground troops,.

The judges noted that he told one of the officers he had “copped some lumber.”

He noted in his address that both his mother and his father are retired NYPD detectives.

He noted that some retail stores that benefit from Christmas sales still instruct employees to wish customers “Happy Holidays.”

A few even noted that they attend Christmas mass with Christian friends.

But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.

Among the Perpendicular additions to the church last named may be noted a very beautiful oaken rood-screen.

A moderately enlarged testis (probably regressing) was noted in the specimen from Pisté, on July 21.

Henry Rowley Bishop, a noted English music composer, died, aged 68.

An increase is also noted in the uric-acid diathesis and in diseases accompanied by respiratory insufficiency.