Rumor Synonyms and Antonyms

ro͝o'mər

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Synonyms for Rumor

An out of court statement offered for the truth of the matter asserted. Testimony of a witness as to statements made by another individual who is not present in the courtroom to testify; generally not admissible because of unreliability (the hearsay rule), but there have been many significant exceptions to the rule, where there are certain indicia of reliability. See also excited utterance.
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An agency or organization whose purpose is to gather such information:
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A rallying call or signal:
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The quality or condition of being notorious; ill fame.
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(Intransitive) To speak or make low, indistinguishable noise; to mumble, mutter. [from 14th c.]
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UK and Canada spelling of rumor.
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Plural form of tiding
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Something that is supposed; an assumption made to account for known facts, conjecture
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(Nautical) A cask on a ship used to hold the day's supply of drinking water.
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A flying report; rumour.
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Reports, collectively, of recent happenings, esp. those broadcast over radio or TV, printed in a newspaper, etc.
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Any of the woody vines that bear grapes
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The subject of conversation, gossip, etc.
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Rumor; talk.
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(Archaic) Rumor.
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Reputation:
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Clamor
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A telephone call:
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A false or misleading report or story, especially if deliberately so.
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A trick or fraud, esp. one meant as a practical joke
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A fabricated thing; esp., a falsehood, false excuse, etc.
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(Countable) Something suggested (with subsequent adposition being for)
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An indirect or suggestive remark, usually a disparagement of someone.
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(Chiefly US) A floor or level of a building; a storey.
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A rehearsal of what has occurred; narrative; discourse; statement; history; story.
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(Music) A short composition developing a single theme contrapuntally.
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An untrue statement; a lie or an inaccuracy.
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Such talk or rumors
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Prattle means baby talk.
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Alternative form of roorbach.
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To send a message to; to transmit a message to, e.g. as text via a cell phone.
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To serve as a reporter for a publication, broadcasting company, or other news media.
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To disseminate; to cause to proliferate, to make (something) widely known or present. [from 14th c.]
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To speak quietly and privately, as by way of gossip, slander, or intrigue.
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To express in words:
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Spiritual relationship or affinity; gossiprede; special intimacy.
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Spreading gossip or rumor.
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A tattletale.
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(Intransitive) To tell tales; to gossip without reserve or discretion.
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A message sent quickly, as a shipment, a prompt settlement of a business, or an important official message sent by a diplomat, or military officer.
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Informal speech or conversation between persons, as opposed to writing or publishing
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Common talk
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Antonyms for Rumor

innuendo
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That which is real, in a deeper sense; spiritual or "˜genuine' reality.
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tell a supposed truth
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Words Related to Rumor

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The definition of a lie is a false statement.
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To engage in or spread gossip
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