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1. tale

noun. ['ˈteɪl'] a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program.

Synonyms

  • message
  • fairytale
  • content
  • fairy tale
  • narrative
  • folk tale
  • folktale
  • sob stuff
  • subject matter
  • tall tale
  • fairy story
  • tearjerker
  • sob story
  • story
  • substance
  • nursery rhyme

Antonyms

  • unhappy
  • dissatisfy
  • discontent
  • rejection

Etymology

  • talen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • talian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Tale

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale

2. tale

noun. ['ˈteɪl'] a trivial lie.

Synonyms

  • fairy tale
  • fib
  • tarradiddle
  • taradiddle
  • lie
  • cock-and-bull story
  • fairy story
  • song and dance
  • prevarication
  • story

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • belief
  • unbelief
  • displeased

Etymology

  • talen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • talian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with tale


1. Noun, singular or mass
One tale tells of young Phaeton, son of Apollo, who is told by his mother the true identity of his father.

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