Synonyms and Antonyms of legend
an explanatory list of the symbols on a map or chart
- The legend indicated that a large circle represented a major city, while a small circle stood for a small town.
an explanation or description accompanying a pictorial illustration
- The legend in the science textbook indicated that the accompanying picture had been enlarged by 1000%.
a traditional but unfounded story that gives the reason for a current custom, belief, or fact of nature
- Some ancient civilizations had legends about spirits that inhabited trees and rocks.
the body of customs, beliefs, stories, and sayings associated with a people, thing, or place
- That story of how the world came to be has long been part of Native American legend.