Fable Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Fable

A rehearsal of what has occurred; narrative; discourse; statement; history; story.
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A story of unknown origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events.
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A short narrative illustrating a lesson (usually religious/moral) by comparison or analogy
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Narrative, explanatory material, or belief that is not true or has been imagined or fabricated:
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A traditional story which embodies a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; a sacred narrative regarding a god, a hero, the origin of the world or of a people, etc.
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Of, or pertaining to, fables.
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Not genuine; spurious; counterfeit
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(Rhetoric) use of fable to persuade the audience
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A symbolic representation which can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, usually a moral or political one.
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Of, or relating to allegory
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Assumed for disguise or deception
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Imaginary; fictitious.
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A narrative not based on fact
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A medieval treatise of various real or imaginary animals.
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The preparing of a medicine, food or other substance out of many ingredients.
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A moralized tale or anecdote, esp. one included in a medieval sermon
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A fabricated thing; esp., a falsehood, false excuse, etc.
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(Countable) A false statement, especially an intentional one; a lie
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A genre of fiction or other artistic work characterized by fanciful or supernatural elements.
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The definition of a lie is a false statement.
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An explanation or interpretation of events in accordance with a particular theory, ideology, or point of view:
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Something untrue; a lie.
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To express as or in the form of an allegory:
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To interpret or write about myths or mythology.
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To make parabolic in shape
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Secret or hitherto undivulged particulars of history or biography.
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(Idiomatic) A greatly exaggerated, fantastic story.
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Yarn is a strand of threads used for sewing, knitting or weaving, or a tale of almost unbelievable entertainment or adventure.
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That is or contains an allegory
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Antonyms for Fable

That which is real, in a deeper sense; spiritual or "˜genuine' reality.
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Words Related to Fable

(Chiefly US) A floor or level of a building; a storey.
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Real Madrid, a football club from Madrid.
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An entertaining and often oral account of a real or fictitious occurrence
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(In the plural) One's religious or moral convictions.
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Religion is a set of beliefs about God or the supernatural.
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Find another word for fable. In this page you can discover 47 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for fable, like: story, tale, folk-tale, fables, real, legend, parable, fiction, aphorism, myth and fabular.