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Eminent meaning

eminent - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. High; lofty; towering; prominent.
  2. 2. Being, metaphorically, above others, whether by birth, high station, merit, or virtue; high in public estimation; distinguished; conspicuous; as, an eminent station; an eminent historian, statements, statesman, or saint.
  3. 3. Exalted; distinguished.

eminent - examples of usage

  1. I say these people won't know what eminent domain means. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. We have eminent domain for this whole section," said Rogers. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. It may be said, indeed, that English society being what it is, no very great merit is required, once you bear a well- known name, to put you into a position where it is easier on the whole to be eminent than obscure. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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