The Collaborative International Dictionary
Note \Note\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Noted; p. pr. & vb. n. Noting.] [F. noter, L. notare, fr. nota. See Note, n.]
To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed; to attend to.
No more of that; I have noted it well.
The world will little note, nor long remember, what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.
--Abraham Lincoln (Gettysburg Address, 1863).
To record in writing; to make a memorandum of.
Every unguarded word . . . was noted down.
To charge, as with crime (with of or for before the thing charged); to brand. [Obs.]
They were both noted of incontinency.
To denote; to designate.
To annotate. [R.]
--W. H. Dixon.
To set down in musical characters.
To note a bill or To note a draft, to record on the back of it a refusal of acceptance, as the ground of a protest, which is done officially by a notary.
Noted \Not"ed\, a. Well known by reputation or report; eminent; famous; prominent; celebrated; as, a noted author, or traveler. -- Not"ed*ly, adv. -- Not"ed*ness, n.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
adj. widely known and esteemed; "a famous actor"; "a celebrated musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter" [syn: celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, notable, renowned]
worthy of notice or attention; "a noted increase in the crime rate"
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300, "observed," past participle adjective from note (v.). Meaning "observed for some special quality" is from 1590s. Related: Notedness.\n\n
famous; well known because of one's reputation; celebrated. v
(en-past of: note)
Usage examples of "noted".
And a gorgeous pair of eyes they were, the young police sergeant noted as Abie Singleton continued her tirade against the Houston Police Department.
David Ogilvy, a noted guru in the advertising industry since the 1950s, made that statement a long time ago.
The greatest copywriter in the world Jerry Della Femina, an advertising legend renowned for many noted campaigns, told a story that I will never forget.
American bicycle-builders had surpassed the Royal Aeronautical Society, because they flew their crafts themselves, lying prone in their own creations, flying, as it was noted, by the seat of their pants.
He noted the health of the plants in the aeroponics lab, sketching their leaves and marking the ebb and flow of various diseases.
He noted distances from friendly forts, fuel supplies, possible landing areas and traced the known route of the escaping Afghanis to the last known point nearly half-way along the Khyber.
The arcades of the aisles are practically the same in both aisles, except for the differences noted between the east and west aisle of the south transepts.
She was more noted for her skill at archery and the constant shadows of three or more of the Alaunt hounds at her heels.
Seregil was leaning more heavily on his arm than he had earlier, Alec noted, wondering if it had been a mistake not going back to their room.
Eglantine noted the exchange and glared at Duncan before forcibly escorting Alienor from view.
Michael noted, as he turned to the Grand Dame Alpha with his hands loose and open.
The noted mineral-waters containing iron, sulphur, carbonic acid, supply nutritious or stimulating materials to the body as much as phosphate of lime and ammoniacal compounds do to the cereal plants.
He glanced at a small anemometer or wind gage, on the craft, and noted that it registered sixty miles an hour.
It may be noted here, that the asceticism which gained the victory in Monasticism, was not really that which sprang from early Christian, but from Greek impulses, without, of course, being based on the same principle.
He was, Asey noted, in what Cummings always referred to as a pre - confront mood.