Important, of distinction, famous, as in I have nothing of note to report, or The speaker was a man of note. This idiom uses note in the sense of “importance” or “fame.” [Late 1500s]
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commendable, praiseworthy, creditable, consequential, relevant, meaningful, momentous, front-page, renowned, notable, leading, illustrious, recognized, well-known, acclaimed, notorious, distinguished, prominent, esteemed, great
- of human bondage,
- of it,
- of late,
- of mice and men,
- of necessity,
- of old,
- of one's life,
- of one's own accord,
- of service to someone, be,
- of sorts
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