Thesaurus

tales

noun , plural of tale

Synonyms and Antonyms of tales

1 a rumor or report of a personal or sensational nature
  • don't believe the tales you hear about our neighbor's kid
Synonyms of tales
Words Related to tales
2 a brief account of something interesting that happened especially to one personally
  • asked Dad to tell once again the tale of how, as a kid, he broke his arm jumping out of a tree
Synonyms of tales
Words Related to tales
4 a work with imaginary characters and events that is shorter and usually less complex than a novel
  • the oft-told tale of Sleeping Beauty
Synonyms of tales
Words Related to tales
5 a total number obtained or recorded by noting each thing as it was being added
  • when the tale of the dead from the disaster is announced, the city will be in shock
Synonyms of tales
Words Related to tales

Learn More about tales


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tales? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

not constant or steady

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!