|a.||1.||Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is low, mean, degrading, or dishonorable; magnanimous; |
|2.||Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid; |
|3.||Of exalted rank; of or pertaining to the nobility; distinguished from the masses by birth, station, or title; highborn; |
|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 (in 1913).|
|3.||(Zool.) A European fish; the lyrie.|
|v. t.||1.||To make noble; to ennoble.|
|Noun||1.||noble - a titled peer of the realm|
|Adj.||1.||noble - having high moral qualities; "a noble spirit"; "a solid citizen"; "an upstanding man"; "a worthy successor"|
|2.||noble - impressive in appearance; "a baronial mansion"; "an imposing residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns"|
|3.||noble - of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth"|
lowborn - of humble birth or origins; "a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor"
|4.||noble - having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; "a noble spirit"; "noble deeds"|
ignoble - completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose; "something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude"; "I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part"- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
|5.||noble - inert especially toward oxygen; "a noble gas such as helium or neon"; "noble metals include gold and silver and platinum"|