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fable

synonym (synonym of fable)

  • (noun.communication)
    a deliberately false or improbable account (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a short moral story (often with animal characters) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events (noun.communication)
     

hypernym (fable IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a deliberately false or improbable account (noun.communication)
    a false statement (noun.communication)
     
  • a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events (noun.communication)
    a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events (noun.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF fable relation)

  • a deliberately false or improbable account (noun.communication)
    a deliberately misleading fabrication (noun.communication)
     
  • a short moral story (often with animal characters) (noun.communication)
    a collection of fables believed to have been written by the Greek storyteller Aesop (noun.communication)
     
  • a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events (noun.communication)
    the legend of King Arthur and his court at Camelot (noun.communication)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF fable relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • a short moral story (often with animal characters) (noun.communication)
    an allegory written by John Bunyan in 1678 (noun.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from fable)

domain member category (.... is a member category of fable domain)

  • (noun.artifact)
    (legend) chalice used by Christ at the Last Supper (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    (legend) the circular table for King Arthur and his knights (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    literature narrating the lives (and legends) of the saints (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Greek legend) the greedy king of Phrygia who Dionysus gave the power to turn everything he touched into gold (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Greek legend) a king in ancient Greece who offended Zeus and whose punishment was to roll a huge boulder to the top of a steep hill; each time the bo more.. (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a more.. (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Middle Ages) the bride of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with the king's nephew (Tristan) after they mistakenly drank a more.. (noun.person)
     
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