NOT'ABLE, a. [L. known; to know.] 1. Remarkable; worthy of notice; memorable; observable; distinguished or noted.They bore two or three charges from the horse with notable courage.Two young men of notable strength. 2 Maccabees.2. Active; industrious; careful; as a notable woman.[In both senses, this word is obsolete in elegant style, or used only in irony. The second sense is in colloquial use in New England.3. In Scripture, conspicuous; sightly; as a notable horn. Daniel 8.4. Notorious. Matthew 27.5. Terrible. Acts 2.6. Known or apparent. Acts 4.
NOT'ABLE, n. 1. In France, the nobles or persons of rank and distinction were formerly called notables.2. A thing worthy of observation.
NO'TA-BLE, a.1 [Fr. notable; L. notabilis, from notus, known; nosco, to know.]
- Worthy of notice; remarkable; memorable; noted or distinguished.
- In scripture, conspicuous; sightly; as, a notable horn. Dan. viii.
- Notorious, well known. Matth. xxviii.
- Terrible. Acts. ii.
- Known or apparent. Acts iv.
Active; industrious; distinguished for good management; as, a notable woman or housekeeper.
- In France, the nobles or persons of rank and distinction were formerly called notables.
- A thing worthy of observation. Addison.
- Capable of being noted; noticeable; plan;
- A person, or thing, of distinction.
- Worthy of notice; remarkable; memorable;
noted or distinguished; as, a notable event, person.
- One of a number of
persons, before the revolution of 1789, chiefly of the higher orders,
appointed by the king to constitute a representative body.
- Well-known; notorious.