Noble

  • 41Noble — This ancient medieval surname, recorded in the spellings of Noble, the much rarer patronymics of Nobles and Nobleson, and the unusual dialectals Knoble and Knobell is of Old French pre 8th century origin. The word noble was probably introduced… …

    Surnames reference

  • 42Noble —          CAMUS (Albert)     Bio express : Écrivain français (1913 1960)     «Ce n est pas la révolte en elle même qui est noble, mais ce qu elle exige.»     Source : L Homme révolté     Mot(s) clé(s) : Noble Révolte          MALRAUX (André)… …

    Dictionnaire des citations politiques

  • 43noble — I. adjective (nobler; noblest) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin nobilis well known, noble, from noscere to come to know more at know Date: 13th century 1. a. possessing outstanding qualities ; illustrious b. famous, notabl …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 44noble — 01. The bald eagle is a [noble] bird, both beautiful and majestic. 02. The [noble] fir trees towered high above the forest floor. 03. When the Princess was married, all the [nobles] in the kingdom were invited to the Royal Wedding. 04. [Noble]… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 45noble — {{11}}noble (adj.) c.1200, illustrious, distinguished; worthy of honor or respect, from O.Fr. noble of noble bearing or birth, from L. nobilis well known, famous, renowned; excellent, superior, splendid; high born, of superior birth, earlier… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 46noble — 1 adjective 1 someone who is noble behaves in a morally good or generous way that should be admired: It s very noble of you to spend all your weekends helping the old folk. | noble ideals 2 something that is noble is very impressive and beautiful …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 47noble — /ˈnoʊbəl / (say nohbuhl) adjective (nobler, noblest) 1. distinguished by birth, rank, or title. 2. of or relating to persons so distinguished: noble birth. 3. belonging to or constituting a class (the nobility) possessing a hereditary social or… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 48noble — {{#}}{{LM N27429}}{{〓}} {{SynN28103}} {{[}}noble{{]}} ‹no·ble› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} De linaje distinguido o de origen ilustre: • una familia noble.{{○}} {{<}}2{{>}} Honroso, estimable y digno de admiración y respeto: • una acción… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 49noble — adj. & n. adj. (nobler, noblest) 1 belonging by rank, title, or birth to the aristocracy. 2 of excellent character; having lofty ideals; free from pettiness and meanness, magnanimous. 3 of imposing appearance, splendid, magnificent, stately. 4… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 50noble — (adj) (Intermedio) que es honrado, que carece de maldad y cuyas acciones no causan daño a los demás Ejemplos: Alguien que se considera noble debe cumplir con su palabra. Hernán destaca por su carácter noble. Sinónimos: franco, fiel, digno,… …

    Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • 51noble — adj. noble to + int. (it was noble of him to make the sacrifice) * * * [ nəʊb(ə)l] noble to + inf. (it was noble of him to make the sacrifice) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 52noble — no•ble [[t]ˈnoʊ bəl[/t]] adj. bler, blest, n. 1) distinguished by rank or title 2) pertaining to persons so distinguished 3) of, belonging to, or constituting a hereditary class that has special social or political status in a country or state;… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 53noble — [13] Etymologically, to be noble is simply to be ‘well known’. The word reached English via Old French noble from Latin nōbilis. But this was only a later form of an original gnōbilis (preserved in the negative form ignoble [16]), which was… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 54noble — 1. adjective 1) a noble family Syn: aristocratic, patrician, blue blooded, high born, titled; archaic gentle Ant: humble 2) a noble cause Syn: righteous, virtuous …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 55noble — 1. adjective 1) a noble family Syn: aristocratic, blue blooded, high born, titled 2) a noble cause Syn: worthy, righteous, virtuous, good, honourable, worthwhile 3) …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 56nòble — a, noble, o adj. et n. noble ; fam. lo nòble : le porc …

    Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • 57noble — [13] Etymologically, to be noble is simply to be ‘well known’. The word reached English via Old French noble from Latin nōbilis. But this was only a later form of an original gnōbilis (preserved in the negative form ignoble [16]), which was… …

    Word origins

  • 58noble — 1. noun /ˈnəʊbəl,ˈnoʊbəl/ a) An aristocrat; one of aristocratic blood. This country house was occupied by nobles in the 16th century. b) A medieval coin of England in the 14th and 15th centuries. Ant: commoner 2 …

    Wiktionary

  • 59Noble — First minted in 1344, under Edward III, this was an English gold coin initially worth one third of a pound, 6s 8d, or half a *mark; it was replaced by the *angel in 1464, when it was worth 10s and known as a * ryal or rose noble . Edward III… …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • 60noble — adjective (nobler, noblest) 1》 belonging by rank, title, or birth to the aristocracy. 2》 having fine personal qualities or high moral principles. 3》 imposing; magnificent. noun 1》 (especially in former times) a person of noble rank or birth. 2》… …

    English new terms dictionary