Definitions of noble

  1. To make noble; to ennoble.
  2. Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is low, mean, degrading, or dishonorable; magnanimous; as, a noble nature or action; a noble heart.
  3. Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid; as, a noble edifice.
  4. 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.
  5. A person of rank above a commoner; a nobleman; a peer.
  6. An English money of account, and, formerly, a gold coin, of the value of 6 s. 8 d. sterling, or about $ 1. 61.
  7. A European fish; the lyrie.
  8. A peer or person of high rank and title.
  9. Nobleness.
  10. A person of exalted rank: a peer: an old English gold coin, value about $ 1. 61.
  11. A person of high social rank.
  12. A nobleman; peer.
  13. A nobleman; a peer; an old English coin worth 6s. 8d. Noble metals, gold, silver, platinum, & c.
  14. A person of rank above the common orders; an old gold coin, value 6s. 8d.
  15. Nobly.
  16. impressive in appearance; " a baronial mansion"; " an imposing residence"; " a noble tree"; " severe- looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; " stately columns"
  17. having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; " a noble spirit"; " noble deeds"
  18. of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; " of noble birth"
  19. High in excellence or worth; as, a noble ambition; possessing dignity or greatness of mind; illustrious; as, a noble character; famous; great; as, noble deeds; high in rank; of ancient lineage or descent; as, noble birth; stately in appearance; grand; as, noble architecture.
  20. Illustrious: exalted in rank: of high birth: magnificent: generous: excellent.
  21. Illustrious; exalted; dignified; generous.
  22. Exalted in character or quality; imposing; magnificent.
  23. Belonging to an aristocracy; of exalted rank.
  24. High in excellence or worth; honourable, dignified, or exalted; stately; of an ancient and honourable family; characterized by liberality; of an excellent disposition; choice.
  25. High in excellence or worth; eminent; great; illustrious; exalted; sublime; distinguished by rank and title; of the best kind; above the common order, as a metal.