renown n

AFr renomer, make famous < L. re- + nomināre, to name.

  1. Fame; celebrity; repute; esteem; prestige; exalted reputation; honored position; eminence among mortals.
  2. Knowledge; notice; observation; detection.
  3. Honor; privilege; distinction.
  4. [Fig.] resurrection; exaltation; salvation; paradise; celestial glory.
  5. [Fig.] rising; coming forth.

renown [-ed] v

see renown, n.

  1. Esteem; honor; exalt; make well-known; put in an eminent position; cause to be revered, praised, and venerated.