Noun Definition


1.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):account, chronicle, story

Category: General

2.Definition: all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge

"The dawn of recorded history", "From the beginning of history"

Category: General

3.Definition: the aggregate of past events

"A critical time in the school's history"

Category: General

4.Definition: the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future

"All of human history"

Category: General

5.Definition: the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings

"He teaches Medieval history", "History takes the long view"

Category: General