renowned

  • 1 Renowned — Re*nowned (r? nound ), a. Famous; celebrated for great achievements, for distinguished qualities, or for grandeur; eminent; as, a renowned king. Some renowned metropolis with glistering spires. Milton. [1913 Webster] These were the renowned of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 renowned — I adjective acclaimed, applauded, celebrated, clarus, consequential, conspicuous, distinguished, eminent, exalted, extraordinary, famed, famous, far famed, foremost, great, honored, illustrious, important, inlustris, known, leading, matchless,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 renowned — (adj.) late 14c.; pp. adjective from RENOWN (Cf. renown) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 renowned — *famous, famed, celebrated, eminent, illustrious Analogous words: praised, acclaimed, lauded, extolled (see PRAISE): outstanding, signal, prominent (see NOTICEABLE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 renowned — [adj] famous acclaimed, celebrated, celebrious, distinguished, eminent, esteemed, extolled, famed, great, illustrious, in the limelight*, lauded, monster*, name*, notable, noted, of note, outstanding, praised, prominent, redoubted, signal,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 renowned — [ri nound′] adj. having renown; famous SYN. FAMOUS …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 renowned — adj. renowned as; for (renowned as a pianist; renowned for one s inventions) * * * [rɪ naʊnd] for (renowned as a pianist; renowned for one s inventions) renowned as …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8 renowned — re|nowned [rıˈnaund] adj known and admired by a lot of people, especially for a special skill, achievement, or quality = ↑famous renowned for ▪ an island renowned for its beauty renowned as ▪ He s renowned as a brilliant speaker. renowned… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 renowned — re|nowned [ rı naund ] adjective famous and admired for a special skill or achievement: a renowned artist/writer/sprinter The program includes a performance by the world renowned Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. renowned as: Perry was renowned as… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 renowned — adjective known and admired by a lot of people, especially for some special skill, achievement, or quality: be renowned for: The region is renowned for its fine Persian rugs. | be renowned as: Goldman was renowned as a journalist and author. |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 renowned — UK [rɪˈnaʊnd] / US adjective famous and admired for a special skill or achievement a renowned artist/writer/sprinter The programme includes a performance by the world renowned Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. renowned as: Perry was renowned as an… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 renowned — [[t]rɪna͟ʊnd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ for/as n A person or place that is renowned for something, usually something good, is well known because of it. The area is renowned for its Romanesque churches... James was renowned as a forward thinker.… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 renowned — adjective Famous, celebrated, or well known. a world renowned flautist See Also: renown …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 renowned — adj. Renowned is used with these nouns: ↑architect, ↑artist, ↑attorney, ↑collection, ↑designer, ↑musician, ↑painter, ↑photographer, ↑researcher, ↑scholar, ↑sculptor, ↑ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 renowned — adjective a renowned Indian filmmaker Syn: famous, celebrated, famed, eminent, distinguished, acclaimed, illustrious, preeminent, prominent, great, esteemed, of note, of repute, well known, well thought of Ant: unknown …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 renowned — renown ► NOUN ▪ the state of being famous. DERIVATIVES renowned adjective. ORIGIN from Old French renomer make famous , from nom name …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 renowned — adjective Date: 14th century having renown ; celebrated Synonyms: see famous …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 renowned — renownedly /ri now nid lee, nownd /, adv. renownedness, n. /ri nownd /, adj. celebrated; famous. [1325 75; ME; see RENOWN, ED2] Syn. famed, distinguished, honored, notable. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 19 renowned — Synonyms and related words: acclaimed, august, celebrated, distinguished, elevated, eminent, exalted, fabled, famed, famous, far famed, far heard, glorious, godlike, great, heroic, high, honored, illustrious, lauded, legendary, lofty, magnanimous …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 renowned — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. famous, notable, celebrated, distinguished; see famous . See Synonym Study at famous . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. celebrated, famous, prominent, noted, eminent, popular, acclaimed, illustrious, distinguished,… …

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