Fame

Definition of Fame

Pronunciation: fām
n.1.Public report or rumor.
The fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house.
- Gen. xlv. 16.
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.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To report widely or honorably.
[imp. & p. p. Famed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Faming.]
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.

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PR, acclamation, acknowledgment, applause, ballyhoo, blurb, bright light, celebrity, character, common knowledge, consequence, conspicuousness, cry, currency, daylight, dignity, eclat, esteem, exposure, famousness, figure, glare, greatness, heroism, honor, hoopla, hue and cry, illustriousness, kudos, limelight, loftiness, magnanimity, majesty, maximum dissemination, memorability, name, nobility, notability, note, noteworthiness, notoriety, notoriousness, plug, popularity, preeminence, press notice, prestige, prominence, public eye, public knowledge, public relations, public report, publicity, publicity story, publicness, puff, reclame, recognition, remarkableness, rep, report, repute, salience, spotlight, stardom, sublimity, superiority, the bubble reputation, vogue, write-up
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