Synonyms for Tale:

n.

depiction, picture, profile, portrayal, characterization, version, portrait, fairy tale. exaggeration, black comedy, tall tale, drama, detective, classic, adaptation, comedy, lie. falsehood, falsity, misstatement, untruth, whopper, canard, fish story, misrepresentation, prevarication, cock-and-bull story, true, Inveracity. words. enumeration, numeration, count, reckoning, tally. amount, summation, sum total, total, totality, aggregate, sum. falsehood (noun)
misstatement.
made-up story (noun)
fib, falsity, canard, prevarication, lie, untruth, falsehood, cock-and-bull story, misrepresentation, exaggeration.
prose (noun)
allegory, narrative, reading matter, reminiscence, novella, serial, prose, prosaicness, chronicle, fable, anecdote, parable, recount, account, episode, retelling, saga, storyline, legend, scenario, story, yarn, novel, romance, plot, plainness, fiction, short story, myth, epic.
story (noun)
fiction, romance, narrative, narration, legend, novel, fable, account, saga, myth, fairy tale, short story, anecdote, yarn.
tale (noun)
narration, fib, taradiddle, narrative, story, tarradiddle.
untruth (noun)
lie.

Other synonyms:

fish story, tall tale, lie, profile, numeration, depiction, portrayal, version, canard, cock-and-bull story, characterization. tally, falsehood, Inveracity, portrait, picture, misrepresentation, aggregate, misstatement, untruth. falsity, prevarication, enumeration, reckoning, whopper. total, totality, amount. Other relevant words:
count, Inveracity, account, taradiddle, enumeration, reckoning, fish story, untruth, misstatement, misrepresentation, summation, exaggeration, picture, falsity, narration, fib, canard, sum total, falsehood, total, prevarication, tally, cock-and-bull story, tarradiddle, sum, aggregate, portrayal, fairy tale, tall tale, whopper, version, numeration, totality, amount, lie.

Usage examples for tale

  1. And after the dance was over he astonished all his family with the strange tale that he told them. – The Tale of Freddie Firefly by Arthur Scott Bailey
  2. Oh, it will be a glorious tale some day. – The Major by Ralph Connor