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CHRONICLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chronicle mean? 

CHRONICLE (noun)
  The noun CHRONICLE has 1 sense:

1. a record or narrative description of past events

  Familiarity information: CHRONICLE used as a noun is very rare.


CHRONICLE (verb)
  The verb CHRONICLE has 1 sense:

1. record in chronological order; make a historical record

  Familiarity information: CHRONICLE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHRONICLE (noun)


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Meaning:

A record or narrative description of past events

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

chronicle; account; history; story

Context examples:

a history of France / he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president / the story of exposure to lead

Hypernyms ("chronicle" is a kind of...):

record (anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events)

Domain category:

history (the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "chronicle"):

ancient history (a history of the ancient world)

etymology (a history of a word)

case history (detailed record of the background of a person or group under study or treatment)

historical document; historical paper; historical record (writing having historical value (as opposed to fiction or myth etc.))

annals; chronological record (a chronological account of events in successive years)

biography; life; life history; life story (an account of the series of events making up a person's life)

recital (a detailed account or description of something)


CHRONICLE (verb)


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Meaning:

Record in chronological order; make a historical record

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "chronicle" is one way to...):

enter; put down; record (make a record of; set down in permanent form)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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