Definitions for: Chronicle


[n] 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"
[v] record in chronological order; make a historical record



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.


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.

Synonyms: account, history, story

See Also: ancient history, annals, biography, case history, chronological record, enter, etymology, historical document, historical paper, historical record, life, life history, life story, put down, recital, record, record

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