rumour


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Synonyms for rumour

be rumoured

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  • be said
  • be told
  • be reported
  • be published
  • be circulated
  • be whispered
  • be passed around
  • be put about
  • be noised abroad

Synonyms for rumour

gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth

tell or spread rumors

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The municipality verified 15 rumours in 2015 after the launch of the 'Confirmed News' service on July 23 that year, said Khater Hassan Al Nuaimi, director of Customer Relations and Partners Department in Dubai Municipality.
Rumour according to anthropologists can be defined as news that one later learned was false.
He later heard Savile was a necrophiliac too, a rumour also heard by Radio 5 DJ Nicky Campbell.
On numerous occasions, it has been noted that a mere rumour causes Hindu-Muslim riots across the country; they are often initiated by the the Hindus and the pretext is consumption of beef; it occurs mostly in low income rural areas.
While this is unusual and quite a direct move to take things to public via Twitter, Albion has definitely sent the message across to supporters and many other people who probably truly believed the rumour.
The fight against the ever evasive rumour mongers will be led by a new platform launched by six Chinese websites including search engine Baidu and very popular Sina Weibo.
We have to admit this rumour sounds like it was concocted within the walls of Arkham Asylum.
It is a calculated campaign orchestrated by miscreants and I appeal to one and all not to fall prey to such rumour mongering," he told the media gathered at the party headquarters, Anna Arivalayam.
New Delhi, Aug 16 ( ANI ): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday reiterated that there has been no incident of violence in Karnataka, and said strict action will be taken against those spreading rumours about attacks on northeastern people.
This rumour suggests that BBC Coventry and Warwickshire's future is in doubt.
RUMOURS that ex-Toon star Titus Bramble had died were today branded as "sick".
From that point of view, it is possible to look at a rumour as a certain means of fight for achieving one's interests because various concerned groups, business organizations, political parties and other institutions are inclined to make use of it.
CITY watchdogs are investigating possible stock market abuse after a rumour spread that Halifax Bank of Scotland were in danger of collapse.
Noting that rumours spread fast, especially through social media, the advisory said rumour-mongers "love to spread anything" without verifying the sources and considering the harm it may cause to people.
Most of the rumour mongers targeting the country are based in a Gulf country and Turkey, he added.