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Wiktionary3.0 / 2 votes

  1. rumornoun

    Synonyms:
    talk, gossip, tittle-tattle, hearsay

English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. rumor

    Account carries the idea of a commercial summary. A statement is definite, confined to essentials and properly to matters within the personal knowledge of the one who states them; as, an ante-mortem statement. A narrative is a somewhat extended and embellished account of events in order of time, ordinarily with a view to please or entertain. A description gives especial scope to the pictorial element. A report (Latin re, back, and porto, bring), as its etymology implies, is something brought back, as by one sent to obtain information, and may be concise and formal or highly descriptive and dramatic. Compare ALLEGORY; HISTORY; RECORD.

    Synonyms:
    account, description, narration, narrative, recital, record, rehearsal, relation, report, statement, story, tale

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. rumor

    Synonyms:
    report, repute, hearsay, publication, bruit

    Antonyms:
    authentication, verification, proof, evidence, notoriety

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. rumor, rumour, hearsayverb

    gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth

    Synonyms:
    hearsay, rumour

  2. rumor, rumour, bruitverb

    tell or spread rumors

    "It was rumored that the next president would be a woman"

    Synonyms:
    rumour, bruit

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. rumornoun

    Synonyms:
    report, talk, bruit, fame, gossip, hearsay, news, tidings, town talk

  2. rumorverb

    Synonyms:
    report, tell, bruit, spread abroad, noise abroad

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. rumornoun

    Synonyms:
    hearsay, gossip, bruit, on dit

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "rumor":

    rumour, gossip, hearsay

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How to use rumor in a sentence?

  1. Leerink Partners analyst Geoffrey Porges:

    If they weren't selling the hemophilia business, they'd have said so. They would have put this( rumor) to bed and they didn't.

  2. Bob Seger:

    The most famous rumor for me is that I had throat cancer. I never had throat cancer... I don't know why that started... The way I sing, probably.

  3. Rudy Giuliani:

    I think the probe is a malicious rumor.

  4. Pastor Phil Jackson:

    Its as if there is an illusion that it is for white folks or older people, that was a rumor in the neighborhood.

  5. Oklahoma State:

    The college athletics landscape is shifting constantly, we do n’t address every anonymous rumor.


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