Cachet is a pretty tough word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
When learning new words, it's important to see how they're used, or to see them in the different contexts in which they're often used, and that's just what we'll do to help you better understand cachet (and many other English words!). By seeing different ways you can use cachet in a sentence, as well as synonyms and antonyms of cachet, you will have a much better grasp on how it should be used, and you'll feel more confortable with using it much sooner.
Below you will find the definition of cachet, followed by 34 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - a warrant formerly issued by a French king who could warrant imprisonment or death in a signed letter under his seal
EXAMPLES - Cachet in a Sentence
- Is it the Frank Miller / Jim Lee combined name cachet? (source)
- There's not many labels with that kind of cachet; even Warp signed Maximo Park. (source)
- Social Media makes sense for wine marketing because the cachet is in the smallness. (source)
- Instinctively, Sonia perhaps realizes that her cachet is her intrinsic worthlessness. (source)
- Do some words seem to carry with them a kind of cachet, a kind of ...intangible attitude? (source)
- The problem is that pseudophones think they exude a certain "cachet" when they mispronounce words. (source)
- Being selected for Sundance, having that kind of cachet, lets you know you did something worth seeing. (source)
- He knew the instrument had a reputation for being difficult to play: "It had a kind of cachet or mystique," he said. (source)
- And while the course is nonpartisan, it is not clear yet what kind of cachet it will have with the new administration. (source)
- Mr. Lee takes over a retailer that has name cachet but that, like other luxury retailers, is dealing with uncertain consumers. (source)
- For as long as this is the case, our armed forces will be a tin pot outfit and unworthy of the cachet "a war-fighting country". (source)
- But there aren't a whole lot of Republican who have the kind of cachet and popularity out there that I see that Huckabee has enjoyed. (source)
- Only Apple (and maybe the ThinkPad x301) can command the kind of cachet that demands $2,500 for a high-end laptop (i.e., the MacBook Air). (source)
- "High School Musical" and "Spider-Man" 1-3 aside, digits have lost their title cachet, and titles have become indistinguishable brand names. (source)
- ReganBooks is one of the few publishing imprints with brand-name cachet, but will HarperCollins really want to retain the name of an exec it fired? (source)
- Kiprusoff has more name cachet because he is a Vezina Trophy favorite this season, but both took their teams to the Stanley Cup Finals in recent years. (source)
- Both teams have a Heisman-trophy caliber quarterback and a moderate amount of preseason hype, but don't necessarily have the name cachet that the SEC super-powers carry. (source)
- Many of them had military experience, and this lent a certain cachet to their names: Colonels Townsend Whelen and Charles Askins, Major George C. Nonte, Captain Phil Sharpe. (source)
- The Tribeca Film Festival, the five-day event which opens on Wednesday, May 8, has the kind of cachet that has already put Ms. Rosenthal in the Ivy League of New York's meritocracy. (source)
- As regent and head of the government, she holds everything in her hands, public offices, benefices, graces, and the seal which bears the king's signature, and which is called the cachet (source)
- This entire blog is all about c, trying to make it seem as if there is a certain "cachet" about even being able to enter the Rezzable sims and rub shoulders with those in the Rezzable stable. (source)
- Perhaps "universal cachet" is a new metaphor for "fat black cat with breath that could peel the bark off a redwood," because I've definitely got one of those, and she definitely demands respect. (source)
- My last bike was a BMW, always a nice thing to mention in Japan as the brand cachet is strong, despite the rather more staid UK image, perhaps related to the relative rarity of the bike in Japan. (source)
- If your mood is off, and you feel so powerful that you can do anything while possessing the financial and name cachet to support most of your ideas, then the options to stand out and be noticed increase exponentially. (source)
- What has happened here is that a Trojan horse has been smuggled into that campus (and the wider discourse), in the form of a bad and silly and unscholarly book being granted the kind of cachet that "censored" books always attract. (source)
- But they are inextricable in the sense that, when you are writing a piece of fiction (or nonfiction), and it is intended to be published to a paying audience (subscribers, book-buyers - all are readers), there has to be some "cachet" to it. (source)
- Jim Furyk, Padraig Harrington and Ernie Els have all won major championships in the past but they will know that a US Open victory at Pebble Beach carries a special kind of cachet, the kind that will elevate their reputations to higher level. (source)
- To give a Club its peculiar "cachet" -- its, so to say, trade-mark -- you require a class of men who make the Club their home, and whose interest it is that all the internal arrangements should be as perfect, as well ordered, and frictionless as may be. (source)
- There's a weird kind of cachet in being the fun grownup; for an evening at a time it allows you to believe, no matter how much evidence to the contrary is all around your office or garage, that you haven't been crushed by responsibility and maturity just yet. (source)
- And so if someone can find a different venue, and they can guarantee that it will have that kind of cachet that people will come and donors will come and we'll continue to be able to raise the money that we need for those efforts, then it's quite possible we could put it someplace else. (source)
- While the STI ostensibly has been the main benchmark for the Singapore stock market since 1998, when it replaced the Straits Times Industrials Index, it has never achieved the kind of cachet that Japan's Nikkei Stock Average of 225 companies and Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index have in their respective markets. (source)
- But come across the same assertion on Wikipedia, and most people are going to be more willing to accept it, even if that assertion is that author's only contribution to WIkipedia, because of Wikipedia's "cachet" as an encyclopedia and because of the difficulty in evaluating the trustworthiness of individual article authors in Wikipedia's context. (source)
- Unlike in pop music, where early adopters of new technologies can gain long-term cachet by exploiting new sounds and techniques to maximum effect, Photoshop's saving grace has been in the myriad ways its many tacky filters could be adjusted or layered to produce unique and subtle looks, and the best designers distinguished themselves with work that did not speak loudly of Chrome or Craquelure. (source)
- Planter had attempted to assert that the cachet was a collection of nail and hair clippings and a bit of dried skin taken from one Arthur Stuart of Hatrack River; but Webster insisted that he state the exact legal situation, which was that the items in the cachet were taken from an unnamed baby born on his farm in Appalachee to a slave woman belonging to Mr. Planter at the time, who had shortly afterward escaped -- with, as Planter insisted on adding, the help of the devil, who gave her the power to fly, or so it was rumored among the ignorant and superstitious slaves. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 34 example sentences provided below is 52.0, which suggests that "cachet" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.
We have 6 synonyms for cachet.
design, prestige, seal, stamp, stature, status
We have 0 antonyms for cachet.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of cachet from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) A mark or quality, as of distinction, individuality, or authenticity: "Federal courts have a certain cachet which state courts lack” ( Christian Science Monitor).
- (noun) A seal on a document, such as a letter.
- (noun) A commemorative design stamped on an envelope to mark a postal or philatelic event.
- (noun) A motto forming part of a postal cancellation.
- (noun) A kind of wafer capsule formerly used by pharmacists for presenting an unpleasant-tasting drug.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) A special characteristic or quality.
- (noun) A seal, as of a letter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (noun) A seal, as of a letter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) A seal.
- (noun) A distinguishing mark or stamp.
- (noun) In pharmacy, a hollow wafer containing medicine in powder form.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) a warrant formerly issued by a French king who could warrant imprisonment or death in a signed letter under his seal
- (noun) a seal on a letter
- (noun) an indication of approved or superior status