baronial, imposing, noble, stately

(adjective) impressive in appearance; “a baronial mansion”; “an imposing residence”; “a noble tree”; “severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses”; “stately columns”


(adjective) having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; “a noble spirit”; “noble deeds”


(adjective) of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; “of noble birth”


(adjective) inert especially toward oxygen; “a noble gas such as helium or neon”; “noble metals include gold and silver and platinum”

Lord, noble, nobleman

(noun) a titled peer of the realm

Source: WordNet® 3.1



noble (plural nobles)

An aristocrat; one of aristocratic blood. [from 14th c.]

Antonyms: commoner, plebeian

(historical) A medieval gold coin of England in the 14th and 15th centuries, usually valued at 6s 8d. [from 14th c.]


• See also nobleman


noble (comparative nobler or more noble, superlative noblest or most noble)

Having honorable qualities; having moral eminence and freedom from anything petty, mean or dubious in conduct and character.

Synonyms: great, honorable

Antonyms: despicable, ignoble, mean, vile

Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid.

Of exalted rank; of or relating to the nobility; distinguished from the masses by birth, station, or title; highborn.

Synonym: superior

Antonyms: inferior, plebeian

(geometry, of a polyhedron) Both isohedral and isogonal.


• Bolen, Nobel

Proper noun


(US) Initialism of National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives.


• Bolen, Nobel

Proper noun


A surname.

A male given name


• Bolen, Nobel

Source: Wiktionary

No"ble, a. [Compar. Nobler; superl. Noblest.] Etym: [F. noble, fr. L. nobilis that can be or is known, well known, famous, highborn, noble, fr.noscere to know. See know.]

1. Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is low, mean, degrading, or dishonorable; magnanimous; as, a noble nature or action; a noble heart. Statues, with winding ivy crowned, belong To nobler poets for a nobler song. Dryden.

2. Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid; as, a noble edifice.

3. Of exalted rank; of or pertaining to the nobility; distinguished from the masses by birth, station, or title; highborn; as, noble blood; a noble personage.

Note: Noble is used in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, noble-born, noble-hearted, noble-minded. Noble metals (Chem.), silver, gold, and platinum; -- so called from their freedom from oxidation and permanence in air. Copper, mercury, aluminium, palladium, rhodium, iridium, and osmium are sometimes included.


– Honorable; worthy; dignified; elevated; exalted; superior; sublime; great; eminent; illustrious; renowned; stately; splendid; magnificent; grand; magnanimous; generous; liberal; free.

No"ble, n.

1. A person of rank above a commoner; a nobleman; a peer.

2. An English money of account, and, formerly, a gold coin, of the value of 6 s. 8 d. sterling, or about $1.61.

3. (Zoöl.)

Definition: A European fish; the lyrie.

No"ble, v. t.

Definition: To make noble; to ennoble. [Obs.] Thou nobledest so far forth our nature. Chaucer.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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