Fame meaning

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The state of being widely known or much talked about; renown; celebrity.
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Fame is defined as being well known, talked about or having celebrity status.

An example of a person with fame is Kim Kardashian.

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To make famous.
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One's reputation.
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To make (someone or something) famous.
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Reputation, esp. good reputation.
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Rumor.
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(now rare) What is said or reported; gossip, rumour.
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The state of being famous or well-known and spoken of.
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To make renowned or famous.
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To report to be.
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Public report; rumor.
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Origin of fame

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin fāma bhā-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, from Old French fame (“celebrity, renown”), from Latin fāma (“talk, rumor, report, reputation”), from Proto-Indo-European *bheh₂meh₂-, from Proto-Indo-European *bheh₂- (“to speak, say, tell”). Cognate with Ancient Greek φήμη (phēmē, “talk”). Related also to Latin for (“speak, say”, verb), Old English bōian (“to boast”), Old English bēn (“prayer, request”), Old English bannan (“to summon, command, proclaim”). More at ban.

    From Wiktionary