- 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
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- distinguished; celebrated; famous
- of special note or significance; noticeablea noted increase in the crime rate
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Word Origin and History for well-noted
c.1300, "observed," past participle adjective from note (v.). Meaning "observed for some special quality" is from 1590s. Related: Notedness.
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