Definitions for: Narration


[n] (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth
[n] the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
[n] a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; "his narrative was interesting"; "his stories entertained the children"



Webster (1913) Definition: Nar*ra"tion, n. [L. narratio: cf. F. narration.]
1. The act of telling or relating the particulars of an
event; rehearsal; recital.

2. That which is related; the relation in words or writing of
the particulars of any transaction or event, or of any
series of transactions or events; story; history.

3. (Rhet.) That part of a discourse which recites the time,
manner, or consequences of an action, or simply states the
facts connected with the subject.

Syn: Account; recital; rehearsal; relation; description;
explanation; detail; narrative; story; tale; history.
See Account.

Synonyms: narrative, recital, story, tale, yarn

See Also: account, body, close, closing, conclusion, content, end, ending, fairy story, fairy tale, fairytale, folk tale, folktale, introduction, message, nursery rhyme, recounting, relation, report, section, sob story, sob stuff, subdivision, subject matter, substance, tall tale, telling

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