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Chronicle definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CHRONICLE, n. [See Chronic.]
1. A historical account of facts or events disposed in the order of time. It is nearly synonymous with annals. In general, this species of writing is more strictly confined to chronological order, and is less diffuse than the form of writing called history.
2. In a more general sense, a history.
3. That which contains history.
Europe - her very ruins tell the history of times gone by, and every moldering stone is a chronicle.
4. Chronicles, plu. Two books of the Old Testament.
CHRONICLE, v.t. To record in history, or chronicle; to record; to register.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead" [syn: history, account, chronicle, story] v
1: record in chronological order; make a historical record

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: Middle English cronicle, from Anglo-French, alteration of chronike, from Latin chronica, from Greek chronika, from neuter plural of chronikos Date: 14th century 1. an historical account of events arranged in order of time usually without analysis or interpretation <a chronicle of the Civil War> 2. narrative 1 II. transitive verb (-cled; chronicling) Date: 15th century to present a record of in or as if in a chronicle <chronicle Victorian society> <chronicle the doings of the rich and famous> chronicler noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. --n. 1 a register of events in order of their occurrence. 2 a narrative, a full account. 3 (Chronicles) the name of two of the historical books of the Old Testament or Hebrew bible. --v.tr. record (events) in the order of their occurrence. Derivatives: chronicler n. Etymology: ME f. AF cronicle ult. f. L chronica f. Gk khronika annals: see CHRONIC

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Chronicle Chron"i*cle, n. [OE. cronicle, fr. cronique, OF. cronique, F. chronique, L. chronica, fr. Gr. ?, neut. pl. of ?. See Chronic.] 1. An historical register or account of facts or events disposed in the order of time. 2. A narrative of events; a history; a record. 3. pl. The two canonical books of the Old Testament in which immediately follow 2 Kings. Syn: Syn. - Register; record; annals. See History.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Chronicle Chron"i*cle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chronicled; p. pr. & vb. n. Chronicling.] To record in a history or chronicle; to record; to register. --Shak.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(chronicles, chronicling, chronicled) 1. To chronicle a series of events means to write about them or show them in broadcasts in the order in which they happened. The series chronicles the everyday adventures of two eternal bachelors. = recount VERB: V n, also V wh chronicler (chroniclers) ...the chronicler of the English civil war. N-COUNT 2. A chronicle is an account or record of a series of events. ...this vast chronicle of Napoleonic times. N-COUNT: usu N of n 3. Chronicle is sometimes used as part of the name of a newspaper. ...the San Francisco Chronicle. N-IN-NAMES

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. n. 1. Register (of events in the order of time), diary, journal. 2. Record, history, annals, narration, narrative, recital, account. II. v. a. Record, register, narrate.

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