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Establishment, VIP, baron, big gun, big man, big name, big shot, big-timer, bigwig, brass, brass hat, celebrity, chief, consequence, conspicuousness, constellation, cynosure, dignitary, dignity, distinction, elder, elevation, eminence, esteem, exaltation, excellence, fame, father, figure, folk hero, galaxy, glory, grandeur, great man, greatness, hero, heroine, heroism, high mightiness, honor, idol, immortal, importance, important person, interests, leader, lion, loftiness, lords of creation, luminaries, luminary, magnanimity, magnate, majesty, man of mark, mark, master spirit, memorability, mogul, nabob, name, nobility, notable, note, noteworthiness, outstandingness, panjandrum, person of note, person of renown, personage, personality, pillar of society, pleiad, pop hero, popular hero, popular idol, power, power elite, prestige, prominence, public figure, remarkableness, renown, reputation, repute, ruling circle, sachem, salience, significance, social lion, somebody, something, star, sublimity, supereminence, superstar, the great, the top, top brass, top people, tycoon, very important person, worthy

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  • Notability — Not a*bil i*ty, n.; pl. {Notabilities}. [Cf. F. notabilit[ e] .] 1. Quality of being notable. [1913 Webster] 2. A notable, or remarkable, person or thing; a person of note. Parisian notabilities Carlyle. [1913 Webster] 3. A notable saying. [Obs.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • notability — index character (reputation), clout, distinction (reputation), eminence, emphasis, feature ( …   Law dictionary

  • notability — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. notabilite, from M.L. *notabilitatem (nom. *notabilitas), from L. notabilis (see NOTABLE (Cf. notable)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • notability — [nōt΄ə bil′ə tē] n. 1. pl. notabilities a person who is notable or prominent 2. the quality of being notable …   English World dictionary

  • Notability — For the Wikipedia editing guideline, see Wikipedia:Notability Notability is the property of being worthy of notice, having fame, or being considered to be of a high degree of interest, significance, or distinction. It also refers to the capacity… …   Wikipedia

  • notability — n. (pl. ies) 1 the state of being notable (names of no historical notability). 2 a prominent person. Etymology: ME f. OF notabiliteacute or LL notabilitas (as NOTABLE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • notability — noun (plural ties) Date: 1832 a notable or prominent person …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • notability — /noh teuh bil i tee/, n., pl. notabilities for 2. 1. the state or quality of being notable; distinction; prominence. 2. a notable or prominent person. [1350 1400; ME notabilite. See NOTABLE, ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • notability — noun a) The quality or state of being notable or eminent b) A notable or eminent person …   Wiktionary

  • notability — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. precedence, notoriety, esteem; see fame 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A position of exalted widely recognized importance: distinction, eminence, eminency, fame, glory, illustriousness, luster, mark, note,… …   English dictionary for students