Antonyms for legend:
Synonyms for legend:
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
mythos, mythology, lore, tradition, folklore.
brief description in document (noun)
heading, key, inscription.
hint, symbol, icon, stamp, crest, beacon, banner, sign, flag, lighthouse, indication, emblem, signal, logotype, insignia, guidepost, marker, gesture, brand, motion, notation, pointer, tag, denotation, badge, gesticulation, wink, prompt, ticket, signpost, cue, wave, designation, key, figuration, label, token, logo, semaphore, alert.
epic, reading matter, prose, story, parable, reminiscence, saga, account, fiction, scenario, chronicle, myth, anecdote, novel, allegory, recount, retelling, yarn, storyline, plot, prosaicness, episode, narrative, tale, short story, serial, novella, romance, plainness.
esteem, renown, reputation, preeminence, noteworthiness, fable, celebrity, popularity, Illustriousness, acclaim, prominence, notoriety, Fame, distinction, elevation, Memorability, Famousness, notability.
story of the past, often fictitious (noun)
Usage examples for legend:
- Marvelous, a marvelous legend! - "The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo'", Jose Rizal.
- But I shall return to this legend presently. - "Pagan & Christian Creeds Their Origin and Meaning", Edward Carpenter.
- Somewhat vexed that her reading has called forth no remark from her listener, the old Englishwoman now says: " Well, what do you say to this legend?" - "Boris Lensky", Ossip Schubin.