Definition of Legend:

  1. A traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but unauthenticated.

  2. An inscription, especially on a coin or medal.

  3. An extremely famous or notorious person, especially in a particular field.

  4. Restrictions on the sale or transfer of share ownership are common among privately-held corporations. The legend warns against the public resale of shares and asks the issuer to replace these shares with legend-free ones instead.

  5. A legend is a statement on a stock certificate noting restrictions on the transfer of the stock. This often occurs due to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requirements for unregistered securities. A legend may or may not be legally required on the certificate itself, depending on state laws.

  6. Very well known.

  7. Concise explanation of the symbols used in a chart, diagram, drawing, map, table, etc. A legend is usually conspicuously displayed in a tabular form.

Synonyms of Legend

Clio, Lambert conformal projection, Marchen, Mercator projection, Miller projection, Mishnah, Muse of history, Spiritus Mundi, Sunna, Talmud, Western, Western story, Westerner, Adventure story, Adventures, Aeronautical chart, Allegory, Ancient wisdom, Annals, Apologue, Archetypal myth, Archetypal pattern, Astronomical chart, Atlas, Autobiography, Azimuthal equidistant projection, Azimuthal projection, Banner, Banner head, Bedtime story, Biographical sketch, Biography, Caption, Cartographer, Cartography, Case history, Celebrity, Celestial chart, Celestial globe, Chart, Chorographer, Chorography, Chronicle, Chronicles, Chronology, Climatic chart, Code, Common law, Confessions, Conic projection, Contour line, Contour map, Curriculum vitae, Custom, Cylindrical projection, Detective story, Diary, Drop head, Dropline, Epic, Epigraph, Experiences, Fable, Fabliau, Fairy lore, Fairy tale, Fairyism, Fantasy, Fiction, Folk motif, Folk story, Folklore, Folktale, Fortunes, General reference map, Gest, Ghost story, Globe, Gnomonic projection, Graphic scale, Grid line, Hachure, Hagiography, Hagiology, Hanger, Head, Heading, Headline, Heliographic chart, Heroic legend, Historiography, History, Horse opera, Hydrographic chart, Immemorial usage, Immortal name, Immortality, Index, Inscription, Isoline, Journal, Jump head, Key, Latitude, Layer tint, Life, Life and letters, Life story, Longitude, Lore, Love story, Luminary, Map, Map maker, Map projection, Mapper, Martyrology, Memoir, Memoirs, Memorabilia, Memorial, Memorials, Memory, Meridian, Motto, Mystery, Mystery story, Myth, Mythical lore, Mythicism, Mythology, Mythos, Narrative, Necrology, Nursery tale, Obituary, Overline, Parable, Parallel, Personage, Phenomenon, Photobiography, Photogrammetrist, Photogrammetry, Photomap, Phototopography, Physical map, Political map, Polyconic projection, Profile, Projection, Racial memory, Record, Relief map, Remembrance, Representative fraction, Resume, Road map, Romance, Rubric, Running head, Running title, Saga, Scale, Scarehead, Science fiction, Screamer, Shocker, Sinusoidal projection, Slogan, Somebody, Space fiction, Space opera, Special map, Spread, Spreadhead, Story, Streamer, Subhead, Subheading, Subtitle, Superscription, Suspense story, Terrain map, Terrestrial globe, Thematic map, Theory of history, Thriller, Title, Title page, Topographer, Topographic chart, Topography, Tradition, Traditionalism, Traditionality, Transportation map, Undying fame, Weather chart, Weather map, Whodunit, Wonder, Work of fiction, Myth, Saga, Epic, Folk tale, Folk story, Traditional story, Tale, Story, Fairy tale, Narrative, Fable, Romance, Caption, Inscription, Dedication, Motto, Slogan, Device, Heading, Head, Title, Wording, Subtitle, Subheading, Rubric, Colophon, Celebrity, Star, Superstar, Icon, Famous person, Great, Genius, Phenomenon, Luminary, Giant, Big name

How to use Legend in a sentence?

  1. The obverse of all denominations bore a harp, along with the legend Saorstat Eireann and the date the coin was struck.
  2. The man was a living legend.
  3. The legend of King Arthur.

Meaning of Legend & Legend Definition