What does renown mean?

Definitions for renownrɪˈnaʊn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fame, celebrity, renown(noun)

    the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed


  1. renown(Noun)

    Fame; celebrity; wide recognition.

  2. Origin: renon, from re- + non

Webster Dictionary

  1. Renown

    the state of being much known and talked of; exalted reputation derived from the extensive praise of great achievements or accomplishments; fame; celebrity; -- always in a good sense

  2. Renown

    report of nobleness or exploits; praise

  3. Renown(verb)

    to make famous; to give renown to

  4. Origin: [F. renommer to name again, celebrate, make famous; pref. re- re- + nommer to name, L. nominare , fr. nomen a name. See Noun.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Renown

    rē-nown′, n. a great name: celebrity: éclat.—v.t. to make famous.—adj. Renowned′, celebrated: illustrious: famous.—adv. Renown′edly.—n. Renown′er, one who gives renown: a swaggerer.—adj. Renown′less. [O. Fr. renoun (Fr. renom)—L. re-, again, nomen, a name.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of renown in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of renown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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