famed

  • 1 famed — is a literary word meaning ‘made famous’, and is found (for example) in Shakespeare and Byron, often followed by for (the cause of the fame): • The English, for example, were famed for their assumptions of innate superiority J. Wormald, 1991 •… …

    Modern English usage

  • 2 famed — [feımd] adj written well known = ↑famous ▪ the famed literary critic Nathan Hall famed for ▪ the island of Lontar, famed for its nutmeg and cloves …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 famed — [ feımd ] adjective known by many people for a particular quality or achievement: a famed poet famed for: a restaurant famed for its seafood …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 famed — famed; un·famed; …

    English syllables

  • 5 famed — index famous, illustrious, notable, notorious, outstanding (prominent), renowned, reputable Burton s …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 famed — much talked about, 1530s, pp. adj. from fame (v.), c.1300, from O.Fr. famer, from fame (see FAME (Cf. fame) (n.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 famed — *famous, renowned, celebrated, eminent, illustrious Antonyms: obscure …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 famed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ famous; well known …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 famed — [fāmd] adj. [pp. of FAME] much talked about or widely known; famous; renowned (for something) …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Famed — Fame Fame, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Famed},; p. pr. & vb. n. {Faming}.] 1. To report widely or honorably. [1913 Webster] The field where thou art famed To have wrought such wonders. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To make famous or renowned. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 famed — [[t]fe͟ɪmd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ for n If people, places, or things are famed, for a particular thing, they are very well known for it. The city is famed for its outdoor restaurants. ...the famed Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado. Syn:… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 famed — UK [feɪmd] / US adjective known by many people for a particular quality or achievement a famed poet famed for: a restaurant famed for its seafood …

    English dictionary

  • 13 famed — See famed, famous, notorious …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 14 famed — adj. Famed is used with these nouns: ↑attorney, ↑photographer …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 famed — adjective especially literary well known (+ for): the island of Lontar, famed for its nutmeg and cloves …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 famed — [feɪmd] adj famous a restaurant famed for its seafood[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 17 famed — adj. 1 (foll. by for) famous; much spoken of (famed for its good food). 2 archaic currently reported …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 famed — adjective Date: circa 1533 known widely and well ; famous …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 famed — /faymd/, adj. very well known and, often, highly regarded; famous. [1525 35; FAME + ED3] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 20 famed — adjective having fame; famous or noted …

    Wiktionary


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