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Definition 1: a titled peer of the realm - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for noble in the sense of this definition

(noble is a kind of ...) a man who is an aristocrat

(... is a kind of noble ) a nobleman entitled to bear heraldic arms

(... is a kind of noble ) (in various countries) a son or younger brother or a count

(... is a kind of noble ) a feudal lord or baron

(... is a kind of noble ) a title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority

(... is a kind of noble ) a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

(... is a kind of noble ) (Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands

(... is a kind of noble ) a term of address for an English lord

(... is a kind of noble ) a feudal lord who was lord to his own tenants on land held from a superior lord

(... is a kind of noble ) nobleman (in various countries) ranking above a count

(... is a kind of noble ) a German nobleman ranking above a count (corresponding in rank to a British marquess)

(... is a kind of noble ) a nobleman of highest rank in Spain or Portugal

(... is a kind of noble ) a nobleman (in various countries) of high rank

(... is a kind of noble ) a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl

(... is a kind of noble ) a nobleman ruling a German castle and surrounding grounds by hereditary right

(... is a kind of noble ) a nobleman (in various countries) of varying rank

(... is an instance of noble) a legendary Spanish nobleman and philanderer who became the hero of many poems and plays and operas

(... is an instance of noble) English nobleman who deposed Edward II and was executed by Edward III (1287-1330)

Definition 2: having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where noble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a noble spirit
  • noble deeds

(noble is similar to ...) investing with dignity or honor

"the dignifying effect of his presence" "the ennobling influence of cultural surroundings"

(noble is similar to ...) of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style

"an exalted ideal" "argue in terms of high-flown ideals" "a noble and lofty concept" "a grand purpose"

(noble is similar to ...) noble and generous in spirit

"a greathearted general" "a magnanimous conqueror"

(means also ...) worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect

"an honorable man" "led an honorable life" "honorable service to his country"

(... are attributes of noble) the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct

Definition 3: of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where noble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • of noble birth

(noble is similar to ...) belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy

"an aristocratic family" "aristocratic Bostonians" "aristocratic government" "a blue family" "blue blood" "the blue-blooded aristocracy" "of gentle blood" "patrician landholders of the American South" "aristocratic bearing" "aristocratic features" "patrician tastes"

(noble is similar to ...) of or befitting a lord

"heir to a lordly fortune" "of august lineage"

(noble is similar to ...) belonging to the peerage

"the princess and her coroneted companions" "the titled classes"

(noble is similar to ...) belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler

"golden age of imperial splendor" "purple tyrant" "regal attire" "treated with royal acclaim" "the royal carriage of a stag's head"

(noble is similar to ...) having the rank of or resembling or befitting a king

"symbolizing kingly power" "the murder of his kingly guest"

(noble is similar to ...) having the characteristics of or befitting or worthy of a monarch

"monarchical gestures" "monarchal pomp"

(noble is similar to ...) having the rank of or befitting a prince

"a princely bearing" "princely manner"

(noble is similar to ...) having the rank of or resembling or befitting a queen

"queenly propriety" "clad in her queenly raiment" "Rosetti's queenly portraits of women"

(noble is similar to ...) being of the rank of a monarch

"of royal ancestry" "princes of the blood royal"

Definition 4: impressive in appearance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where noble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a baronial mansion
  • an imposing residence
  • a noble tree
  • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
  • stately columns

Synonyms for noble in the sense of this definition

(noble is similar to ...) making a strong or vivid impression

"an impressive ceremony"

Definition 5: inert especially toward oxygen - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where noble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a noble gas such as helium or neon
  • noble metals include gold and silver and platinum

(noble is similar to ...) (chemistry) not reacting chemically

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