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[fˈe͡ɪbə͡l], [fˈe‍ɪbə‍l], [f_ˈeɪ_b_əl]

Synonyms for Fable:

prose (noun)

account, allegory, anecdote, chronicle, epic, episode, fiction, legend, myth, narrative, novel, novella, parable, plainness, plot, prosaicness, prose, reading matter, recount, reminiscence, retelling, romance, saga, scenario, serial, short story, story, storyline, tale, yarn.

reputation (noun)

acclaim, celebrity, distinction, elevation, esteem, fame, famousness, illustriousness, memorability, notability, noteworthiness, notoriety, popularity, preeminence, prominence, renown, reputation.

Other synonyms and related words:

Gest, Scandinavian Edda, absurd story, action, adaptation, adumbration, adventure story, aesop creation, aesop's specialty, affect, allegorize, allusion, anagnorisis, anagoge, angle, apologue, application, architectonics, architecture, argument, article, assembly, assume, atmosphere, autonomasia, background, bedtime story, belief, bestiary, bias, bunk, cabrication, canard, caption, catachresis, catastrophe, characterization, claptrap, classic, cock-and-bull story, color, comedy, complication, concoct, concoction, construct, construction, continuity, contrivance, contrive, cram, create, crock, deceit, deceitful, deceive, denouement, design, detective, detective story, development, device, devise, dime novel, discover, disloyal, dissemble, dissimulate, drama, dream, edda, emblem, enallage, enchant, erroneous, extravaganza, fabled, fabliau, fabricate, fabrication, fabulous, fairy story, fairy tale, fairytale, faithless, fake, fallacious, fallacy of vision, falling action, false, false light, false story, falsehood, falsification, falsity, fancy, fantasy, feign, feigned, fib, fictionalisation, fictionalization, fictionalize, fictitious, fictive, figment, figurativeness, figure, fill, fish story, fish tale, fishing story, flag, folk story, folk tale, folklore, folktale, forgery, formation, formulate, fraudulent, gag, geste, ghost story, gimmick, hallucination, heresy, heterodoxy, history, hogwash, horror story, horse opera, hum, illustration, image, imagery, imaginary, imagination, imagine, inaccurate, incident, incorrect, insanity, invent, invention, inveracity, irony, joke, layer, legendary, lesson, lie, line, local color, lore, love story, lying, made-up story, make-believe, manufacture, manufacturing, masquerade, mendacious, mendacity, metalepsis, metaphor, metonymy, misjudgment, misleading, mood, moral parable, morality tale, motif, movement, mystery, mystery story, mythicize, mythology, mythos, narrate, nursery tale, old chestnut, old saw, old wives' tale, one for the birds, penny dreadful, peripeteia, personification, phrase, piece, plan, pretence, pretend, prevarication, production, prosopopoeia, real, recital, recite, recognition, record, recounting, rehearse, relate, relation, religion, report, retell, rising action, s tale, scheme, sci-fi, science fiction, secondary plot, sell, sham, shave, shilling shocker, shocker, short moral story, simile, simulate, slant, space fiction, space opera, structure, subject, subplot, suspense story, switch, synecdoche, tall story, tall tale, taradiddle, tell, tell a lie, thematic development, theme, thriller, tone, topic, tradition, traveler, treacherous, trope, trumped up statement, trumped up story, twist, type, unfaithful, unreal, untrue, untrue story, untruth, untruthful, western, white lie, whodunit, whopper, words, work of fiction, wrong.

Rhymes for Fable:

  1. stabile, label, stable, table, sable;
  2. able, gable, cable, abel;
  3. enable, unstable, unable, disable;

Quotes for Fable:

  1. What is history but a fable agreed upon? Napoleon Bonaparte.
  2. Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable Charles Caleb Colton.
  3. All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable Walt Disney.