What does chronicle mean?

Definitions for chronicle
ˈkrɒn ɪ kəlchron·i·cle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. history, account, chronicle, story(verb)

    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"

  2. chronicle(verb)

    record in chronological order; make a historical record

Wiktionary

  1. chronicle(Noun)

    A written account of events and when they happened, ordered by time.

    Etymology: chronica, from χρονικός, from χρόνος

  2. chronicle(Verb)

    To record in or as in a chronicle.

    Etymology: chronica, from χρονικός, from χρόνος

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chronicle(noun)

    an historical register or account of facts or events disposed in the order of time

  2. Chronicle(noun)

    a narrative of events; a history; a record

  3. Chronicle(noun)

    the two canonical books of the Old Testament in which immediately follow 2 Kings

  4. Chronicle(verb)

    to record in a history or chronicle; to record; to register

Freebase

  1. Chronicle

    Generally a chronicle is a historical account of facts and events ranged in chronological order, as in a time line. Typically, equal weight is given for historically important events and local events, the purpose being the recording of events that occurred, seen from the perspective of the chronicler. This is in contrast to a narrative or history, which sets selected events in a meaningful interpretive context and excludes those the author does not see as important. Where a chronicler obtained the information varies; some chronicles are written from first-hand knowledge, some are from witnesses or participants in events, still others are accounts passed mouth to mouth prior to being written down. Some made use of written materials; charters, letters, or the works of earlier chroniclers. Still others are tales of such unknown origins so as to hold mythical status. Copyists also affected chronicles in creative copying, making corrections or in updating or continuing a chronicle with information not available to the original author. The reliability of a particular chronicle is an important determination for modern historians.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chronicle

    kron′i-kl, n. a bare record of events in order of time: a history: (pl.) name of two of the Old Testament books: a story, account.—v.t. to record.—n. Chron′icler, a historian. [O. Fr. chronique—L.—Gr. chronika, annals—chronos, time.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chronicle in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chronicle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of chronicle in a Sentence

  1. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    The history of most fictions would be far stranger than the fictions themselves ; but it would be a dark and sad chronicle.

  2. Jim Steinle:

    A day later, he reiterated his campaign promise to build a wall along the U.S. / Mexico border. In 2015, prior to when Kate’s law was passed by the U.S. House of representatives, Trump tweeted that he supported the law. In another tweet, he criticized former President Barack Obama for not calling Steinle’s family. Jim Steinle told the San Francisco Chronicle the family was saddened and shocked by the verdict. There's no other way you can coin it. Justice was rendered, but it was not served.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    God can rewrite your story. Yes of course, in case you don't know. God can rewrite your story from being miserable to being enviable and from the worst to the best. As a matter of fact, he (God) rewrote the story of Jabez. And that's why, he changed his name and enlarged his coast too, scripture reference (1st Chronicle 4 : 10). Moreover, he (God) equally rewrote the story of Joseph. Now, that's why he made him (Joseph) a prime minister/general overseer in a foreign country (Egypt) to be specific, scripture reference Genesis 41 : 41-45. As well, he (God) rewrote the story of Esther. And that's why, Esther surprisingly became a queen in a foreign nation (Babylon) to be precise, scripture reference Esther 2 : 17. Besides, God rewrote the story of David. And that's why, he (God) transformed him (David) from being a shepherd to being the most celebrated king of Israel, scripture reference 1st Samuel 16 : 1 -13. Now, the above instances truly signifies that, God can surely and ­­effortlessly rewrite your story no matter how miserable and terrible your past life or current condition seems to you. Listen up, all you've got to do is this, just believe undoubtedly that he (God) can rewrite your story. Then, equally trust and wait patiently on him to do it in his own time and not at all, in your own time.

  4. Ritika:

    It's better to let the past be buried in the past itself,because if not so it hinders the working of the present and future.Those dreams which didn't turn true before was because there's some better dream yet to come into light.So never long for those memories to be alive again,let them remain memories itself because you never know that your life's chronicle still holds your most beautiful and the best dream ever which it's going to reveal later.

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