1. [ adjective ] having high moral qualities
Synonyms: solid worthy upstanding

"a noble spirit" "a solid citizen" "an upstanding man" "a worthy successor"

Related terms: honorable
2. [ adjective ] impressive in appearance
Synonyms: imposing stately baronial

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

Related terms: impressive
3. [ adjective ] of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times

"of noble birth"

Related terms: lowborn aristocratic coroneted imperial august queenly royal princely monarchal kingly patrician
4. [ adjective ] having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character

"a noble spirit" "noble deeds"

Related terms: ignoble exalted greathearted dignifying honorable nobility
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 691
6. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 1004
7. [ adjective ] (chemistry) inert especially toward oxygen

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

Related terms: unreactive
8. [ noun ] a titled peer of the realm
Synonyms: lord nobleman
Related terms: lady lady male_aristocrat count duke baron margrave marquis mesne_lord milord palatine peer grandee thane viscount don_juan mortimer sire burgrave armiger
Similar spelling:   nobble