Synonyms of tale in English:

tale


See definition of tale

noun

1‘a tale of witches and warlocks’

SYNONYMS

story, short story, narrative, anecdote, report, account, record, history

legend, fable, myth, romance, parable, allegory, epic, saga

informal yarn

2‘Otto told me some shocking tales about Jean-Claude’

SYNONYMS

rumour, gossip, hearsay, slander, talk, allegation, tittle-tattle, libel, story

3‘they were exchanging racy stories and tall tales’

SYNONYMS

lie, fib, falsehood, story, untruth, fabrication, fiction, piece of fiction, trumped-up story, fake news, alternative fact

informal tall story, fairy story, fairy tale, cock and bull story, shaggy-dog story, yarn