Definitions of notably

  1. to a notable extent; " notably in the social sciences, the professors teach too much"
  2. In a notable manner.

Usage examples for notably

  1. What these signs actually mean is unknown, but some authorities, notably Leader Scott in her work on Cathedral Builders, trace them through the Comacine Guild to the Roman Collegia. – Winchester by Sidney Heath
  2. Perhaps the lid is only put on for serious domestic events, notably for the laying. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  3. Members of Congress, and notably the Vice- President, contended that men should be allowed to go home and attend to their private affairs while there were no active operations, and that there was no doubt but that they would return whenever there was to be a battle. – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  4. There are many of his paintings and drawings, notably the latter, that show him as possessing heart. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  5. Yet nothing in the contemporary allusions or in the traditions would suggest that he was notably thoughtful or serious, and much less that he was melancholy. – Oxford Lectures on Poetry by Andrew Cecil Bradley
  6. We do, however, begin to see some legislation on this line of approach, notably in the case of competing companies, several Western States at least having statutes forbidding a corporation from holding stock in such companies; and it was one of the recommendations of President Taft's recent message, at least as to railroad companies not holding half of such stock. – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  7. These youths, but lately idlers given up to repose and pleasure, became in a short time most excellent cavalry, which signalized itself on various occasions, notably at the battle of Dresden, of which I shall soon have occasion to speak. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  8. But if, as in some countries that have copied the parliamentary form of government, and notably in France, the bills of the cabinet are referred for consideration and amendment to committees not under its control, then it may have to face the alternative of opposing its own bill on account of the amendments made therein, or of standing upon a measure of which it can no longer wholly approve. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  9. In a few years, Joyce Meredith would be no better than most lovely women in the East- notably such as flourished in the hill stations of India. – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  10. There were even some open recriminations, notably on the part of the president; but Ford sat quietly under them, making no defense, and folding and refolding a slip of paper in his fingers as he listened. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
  11. Parma, although feeling the extreme importance of this town, had been able to spare no men for its defence; and although it was strong, and its burghers notably brave and warlike, it seemed that it might be readily captured by surprise. – By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic by G.A. Henty
  12. In a great number of cases, notably Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee, we notice hardly any difference. – Crime and Its Causes by William Douglas Morrison
  13. Notably was this the attitude of the Middle Age. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  14. But he refused all proposals of entertainment, notably an invitation to dinner from the Fenimores. – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  15. Farther down, in a corner of the sheet was this sentence: " Permit to notably add that respected lady departed life Jan. 14." Li Ho had certainly surpassed himself. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  16. Indeed, he must exclude some persons who apply, notably thieves. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  17. There are some things in this little handbook worthy of remembrance, notably an imaginative passage in which the author tells us that " herbs that grow in the fields are better than those which grow in gardens, and of those herbs which grow in the fieldes, such as grow on hilles are best." – The Old English Herbals by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
  18. In certain industries, notably the cotton industry of Lancashire, he sees examples of the successful combination of individual enterprise in management with minimum standards of life and wages fixed either by the Factory Acts or by powerful Trade Unions, and he is not satisfied that the enterprise would be as brilliant or the minimum standards as high if the capital engaged were owned by the State. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
  19. This is notably the case as regards Russia. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  20. Notably was this the case with Gatienne. – Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier