fame Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
noun favorable public reputation
Public report or rumor.
The fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house. Gen. xlv. 16.
Report or opinion generally diffused; renown; public estimation; celebrity, either favorable or unfavorable; as, the. fameof Washington
I find thou art no less than fame hath bruited. Shak.
Syn. -- Notoriety; celebrity; renown; reputation.
Fame transitive verb
To report widely or honorably.
The field where thou art famed To have wrought such wonders. Milton.
To make famous or renowned.
Those Hesperian gardens famed of old. Milton.