What does Narration mean?

Definitions for Narrationnæˈreɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Narration.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. narration, recital, yarn(noun)

    the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events

    "his narration was hesitant"

  3. narration(noun)

    (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth


  1. narration(Noun)

    The act of recounting or relating in order the particulars of some action, occurrence, or affair; a narrating.

  2. narration(Noun)

    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.

  3. narration(Noun)

    That part of an oration in which the speaker makes his or her statement of facts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Narration(noun)

    the act of telling or relating the particulars of an event; rehearsal; recital

  2. Narration(noun)

    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. Narration(noun)

    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

  1. Narration

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Narration in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Narration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Christopher Heywood:

    [A] literary feat of objective narration by an Afrikaner writer was Sword in the Sand (1969), Johannes Meintjes’ narration of Gideon Scheepers’ death by summary trial and execution. In Meintjes’ hands, history enters the realm of epic narrative

  2. Chuck Lorre:

    We absolutely discussed ‘ Wonder Years ’ when we were writing, i’ve never worked with narration before and narration changes the way you write. We looked for inspiration that used it beautifully and no one did it better than ‘ The Wonder Years. ’.

  3. Jorge Luis Borges:

    Literature is not exhaustible, for the sufficient and simple reason that a single book is not. A book is not an isolated entity: it is a narration, an axis of innumerable narrations. One literature differs from another, either before or after it, not so much because of the text as for the manner in which it is read.

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