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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A rumour can be an effective means of the control of behaviour in small deviant groups.
Yesterday, HBOS denied they were in difficulty and they dismissed the rumours as "malicious lies".
Dubai Municipality has denied the rumours that Chinese garlic was injected with a chemical substance called methyl bromide.
"One rumour that went viral suggested that the UAE had launched a robot to spy on Friday prayer goers.
'We just want the truth to be revealed and this rumour to stop, it is hurting our family, making us seem as if we don't care about our own brother who was murdered when nothing of this sort happened,' she said.
Sudbury, "The proportion of the population never hearing a rumour," Journal of Applied Probability, vol.
The bi-monthly bulletin prints questions and rumours circulating round the hospital, with responses from the executive director.
'Everyone has to be patient and be aware of rumour and refrain from taking the law into one's hand," she said.
This warning has recently popped up in most statements of the Egyptian government as the country is grappling with what officials and experts call a "war of rumours".
Rumours on social media may involve false stories related to the performance of the government or government institutions.
Its '35 punctures' rumour cannot be forgotten quickly and the skeletons in its closet are adding up with the induction of more defectors.
Often-times people talk of rumour as just baseless statements that seek to discredit the correct information.
The ChildLine founder said yesterday she had heard rumours about Savile since she started at the BBC in the early 70s - but "there is a real difference between rumour and evidence".
A post which was published on Facebook page, Yarm News, earlier this week reads: "Rumour has it that the old 99 The Grill/Starters restaurant could become an M&S Simply Food store."