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FAME, noun [Latin fama; Gr. from to speak.]

1. Public report or rumor.

The fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house, saying, Joseph's brethren are come. Genesis 14:1.

2. Favorable report; report of good or great actions; report that exalts the character; celebrity; renown; as the fame of Howard or of Washington; the fame of Solomon.

And the fame of Jesus went throughout all Syria. Matthew 4:24.

FAME, verb transitive

1. To make famous.

2. To report.