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Meaning of FAME

Pronunciation:  feym

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
  2. [n]  favorable public reputation

FAME is a 4 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: celebrity, renown
 Antonyms: infamy, opprobrium
 See Also: honor, honour, laurels, reputation, repute



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fame\, n. [OF. fame, L. fama, fr. fari to speak, akin to
    Gr. ???? a saying, report, ????? to speak. See {Ban}, and cf.
    {Fable}, {Fate}, {Euphony}, {Blame}.]
    1. Public report or rumor.
             The fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house.
                                                   --Gen. xlv.
    2. Report or opinion generally diffused; renown; public
       estimation; celebrity, either favorable or unfavorable;
       as, the fame of Washington.
             I find thou art no less than fame hath bruited.
    Syn: Notoriety; celebrity; renown; reputation.
  2. \Fame\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Famed},; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To report widely or honorably.
             The field where thou art famed To have wrought such
             wonders.                              --Milton.
    2. To make famous or renowned.
             Those Hesperian gardens famed of old. --Milton.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you have fame indicates unrealized achievements and disappointed aspirations. It suggests your need to be admired by those around you. Seeing famous people in your dream means an increase to your prosperity and honor.
Thesaurus Terms
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