F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feymd]
    • /feɪmd/
    • /feɪmd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feymd]
    • /feɪmd/

Definitions of famed word

  • adjective famed very well known and, often, highly regarded; famous. 1
  • noun famed widespread reputation, especially of a favorable character; renown; public eminence: to seek fame as an opera singer. 1
  • noun famed common estimation or opinion generally held of a person or thing; reputation. 1
  • verb with object famed Archaic. to have or spread the renown of; to make famous. 1
  • noun famed Known about by many people; renowned. 1
  • adjective famed person: famous, renowned 1

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Origin of famed

First appearance:

before 1525
One of the 28% oldest English words
First recorded in 1525-35; fame + -ed3

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Parts of speech for Famed


famed popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 57% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

famed usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for famed

adj famed

  • renowned — celebrated; famous.
  • noted — well-known; celebrated; famous: a noted scholar.

adjective famed

  • well-known — clearly or fully known: The well-known reasons are obvious.
  • famous — having a widespread reputation, usually of a favorable nature; renowned; celebrated: a famous writer. Synonyms: famed, notable, illustrious. Antonyms: unknown, obscure.
  • celebrated — A celebrated person or thing is famous and much admired.
  • eminent — (of a person) Famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession.
  • prominent — standing out so as to be seen easily; conspicuous; particularly noticeable: Her eyes are her most prominent feature.

Antonyms for famed

adj famed

  • unimportant — of much or great significance or consequence: an important event in world history.
  • unknown — not known; not within the range of one's knowledge, experience, or understanding; strange; unfamiliar.

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