fame, celebrity, renown(noun)
the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
favorable public reputation
What is said or reported; gossip, rumour.
The state of being famous or well-known and spoken of.
to make (someone or something) famous
public report or rumor
report or opinion generally diffused; renown; public estimation; celebrity, either favorable or unfavorable; as, the fame of Washington
to report widely or honorably
to make famous or renowned
"Fame" is a song recorded by David Bowie, initially released in 1975. It reached Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 during the week of 20 September 1975.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fām, n. public report or rumour: renown or celebrity, chiefly in good sense.—v.t. to report: to make famous.—n. Fā′ma, report, rumour, fame.—adjs. Famed, renowned; Fame′less, without renown.—Fama clamosa (Scot.), any notorious rumour ascribing immoral conduct to a minister or office-bearer in a church.—House of ill fame, a brothel. [Fr.,—L. fama, from fāri, to speak; cog. with Gr. phēmē, from phanai, to say.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
To have your name paged by the "buttons" of a fashionable hotel.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
Having a brand of cigars named after you.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'fame' in Nouns Frequency: #2696
The numerical value of fame in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of fame in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This community is part of the hall of fame as much as the hall of fame is part of the community.
This was a pop ballad song done by female singers, so as far as the song choice goes, it's really interesting, it sort of sums up Elvis, pre-fame.
Now there is fame! Of all -- hunger, misery, the incomprehension by the public -- fame is by far the worst. It is the castigation of God by the artist. It is sad. It is true.
Never pray for riches/fame/greatness. Just pray for God's grace, wisdom and insight. For, if God gives you all that. Riches, fame and greatness will be/become your fate sooner or later.
They were all surprised that I wasn't in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and [Paul] talked to somebody and they're going to put me in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and he's going to give me away like I'm the bride and I will accept.
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Translations for fame
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- слава, известностBulgarian
- famaCatalan, Valencian
- sláva, proslulost, věhlasCzech
- φήμη, δόξαGreek
- kuuluisuus, maineFinnish
- cliùScottish Gaelic
- 名声, 有名Japanese
- известность, славаRussian
- слава, slavaSerbo-Croatian
- kändisskap, berömmelseSwedish
- umaarufu, foraSwahili
- ün, şan, şöhretTurkish
- відомість, славаUkrainian
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