Synonyms of tale in English:

tale


See definition of tale

noun

1‘a tale of witches and warlocks’

SYNONYMS
story, short story, narrative, anecdote, report, account, record, history
legend, fable, myth, romance, parable, allegory, epic, saga
informal yarn

2‘Otto told me some shocking tales about Jean-Claude’

SYNONYMS
rumour, gossip, hearsay, slander, talk, allegation, tittle-tattle, libel, story

3‘they were exchanging racy stories and tall tales’

SYNONYMS
lie, fib, falsehood, story, untruth, fabrication, fiction, piece of fiction, trumped-up story, fake news, alternative fact
informal tall story, fairy story, fairy tale, cock and bull story, shaggy-dog story, yarn