Definitions for narrationnæˈreɪ ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
something narrated; an account, story, or narrative.
the act or process of narrating.
a recital of events, esp. in chronological order.
Origin of narration:
1400–50; < L
narrative, narration, story, tale(noun)
a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
"his narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"
narration, recital, yarn(noun)
the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
"his narration was hesitant"
(rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the information or story that is narrated, or the act or process of narrating
a video with narration; the narration of the story
The act of recounting or relating in order the particulars of some action, occurrence, or affair; a narrating.
That which is narrated or recounted; an orderly recital of the details and particulars of some transaction or event, or of a series of transactions or events; a story or narrative.
That part of an oration in which the speaker makes his or her statement of facts.
the act of telling or relating the particulars of an event; rehearsal; recital
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
that part of a discourse which recites the time, manner, or consequences of an action, or simply states the facts connected with the subject
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The act, process, or an instance of narrating, i.e., telling a story. In the context of MEDICINE or ETHICS, narration includes relating the particular and the personal in the life story of an individual.
Translations for narration
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to tell (a story)
He narrated the events of the afternoon.
- vertelling, verhaalAfrikaans
- رِوايَه، سَرْدArabic
- narraçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die ErzählungGerman
- narración, relatoSpanish
- priča, naracijaCroatian
- elbeszélés, elmondásHungarian
- pasakojimas, komentavimasLithuanian
- stāstījums; stāstsLatvian
- het vertellenDutch
- fortelling, beretningNorwegian
- berättande, berättelse, skildringSwedish
- 講述Chinese (Trad.)
- оповідання; розповідьUkrainian
- sự kể chuyệnVietnamese
- 讲述Chinese (Simp.)
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