- Fame; celebrity; wide recognition.
1700, [John] Dryden, “Palamon and Arcite: Or, The Knight’s Tale. In Three Books.”, in Fables Ancient and Modern; Translated into Verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer: With Original Poems, London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, within Gray's Inn Gate next Gray's Inn Lane, OCLC 228732415, book I, page 3:
- […] Nor envy we / Thy great Renown, nor grudge thy Victory; / 'Tis thine, O King, th' Afflicted to redreſs, / And Fame has fill'd the World with thy Succeſs; […]
- 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Episode 12, The Cyclops
- There sleep the mighty dead as in life they slept, warriors and princes of high renown.
- 1985, Lawrence Durrell, Quinx, New York: Viking, Chapter Three, p. 63,
- […] one day local fame would become world renown […]
- (obsolete) Reports of nobleness or exploits; praise.
Fame or wide recognition