Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fable

3 senses of fable

Sense 1
fabrication, fiction, fable -- (a deliberately false or improbable account)
       => falsehood, falsity, untruth -- (a false statement)

Sense 2
fable, parable, allegory, apologue -- (a short moral story (often with animal characters))
       => story -- (a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events; "he writes stories for the magazines")

Sense 3
legend, fable -- (a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events)
       => story -- (a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events; "he writes stories for the magazines")

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