HyperDic: myth

English > 1 sense of the word myth:
NOUNcommunicationmytha traditional story accepted as history
myth > pronunciation
Soundsmih'th
Rhymesarrowsmith ... zenith: 33 rhymes with ihth...
English > myth: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people.
Member ofmythologymyths collectively
NarrowerGotterdammerung, Ragnarok, Twilight of the Godsmyth about the ultimate destruction of the gods in a battle with evil
BroaderstoryA piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events
Spanishleyenda, mito
Catalanmite, mites
Adjectivesmythicrelating to or having the nature of myth
mythic, mythicalbased on or told of in traditional stories
Verbsmythologizemake into a myth

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