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fame

fame

 
pronunciation:
feIm
part of speech: noun
definition 1: widespread recognition; public esteem; renown.
Some actors enjoy fame if they achieve it, while others are uncomfortable with it.She doesn't seek fame; she would prefer to do her good deeds anonymously.
synonyms:
celebrity, illustriousness, renown, stardom
antonyms:
obscurity
similar words:
eminence, esteem, glory, laurels, popularity, preeminence
definition 2: the reputation by which is one known.
The restaurant's fame derives as much from its fabulous view as from its cuisine.The nightclub gained its fame as a hot spot when certain rock stars began to frequent it.
synonyms:
reputation, repute
antonyms:
oblivion
similar words:
celebrity, eminence, name, notoriety, prestige