Synonyms for Famous:

adj.

conspicuous (adjective)
Famed, notable.
fabled (adjective)
mythical.
glorious (adjective)
esteemed.
important (adjective)
of note.

n.

ace, plum, cushdy, singular, select. eminent, great, respect, redoubtable, prestigious. famous (noun)
far-famed, Famed, illustrious, celebrated, renowned, noted, known, notable.
renowned (noun)
eminent, grand, extraordinary, great, august, big-name, towering, influential, in the limelight, leading, honored, name, foremost, reputable, important, brilliant, splendid, imposing, outstanding, universally recognized, conspicuous, recognized, in the spotlight, of note, prestigious, peerless, of mark, talked of, in the public eye, Applauded.

v.

distinguished (verb)
eminent.
respected (verb)
honored.

Other synonyms:

conspicuous, reputable, foremost, prestigious. important. redoubtable, leading. eminent
great.
prominent
influential.
Other relevant words:
peerless, honored, great, known, far-famed, influential, august, recognized, imposing, towering, conspicuous, foremost, noted, Applauded, of note, redoubtable, outstanding, eminent, extraordinary, reputable, splendid, of mark, leading, grand, important, brilliant, prestigious.

Usage examples for famous

  1. He set off on the famous march south. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  2. He wondered where the famous Den was. – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  3. I never saw them anywhere else, and I larnt arterwards that Kerguelen Island- for that was the place I was thrown on- was famous for them. – A Chapter of Adventures by G. A. Henty