Synonyms for chronicle

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : kron-i-kuhl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkrɒn ɪ kəl

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Définition of chronicle

Origin :
  • c.1300, cronicle, from Anglo-French cronicle, from Old French cronique "chronicle" (Modern French chronique), from Latin chronica (neuter plural mistaken for fem. singular), from Greek ta khronika (biblia) "the (books of) annals, chronology," neuter plural of khronikos "of time." Ending modified in Anglo-French, perhaps by influence of article. Old English had cranic "chronicle," cranicwritere "chronicler." The classical -h- was restored in English from 16c.
  • noun account, narrative
  • verb report, recount
Example sentences :
  • To such straits has the Chronicle reduced the citizens of Washington.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 14, July 2, 1870 » by Various
  • Daily Chronicle: We have seldom read a better piece of mystification.
  • Extract from : « Cleo The Magnificent » by Louis Zangwill
  • What he saw in the waistcoat to chronicle I confess I have failed to see.
  • Extract from : « The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2) » by Harry Furniss
  • But this particular year—the year in which this chronicle begins—no draft had been received.
  • Extract from : « Cy Whittaker's Place » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • And, so says the chronicle, the eyes of none were dry when they turned home again.
  • Extract from : « Cyropaedia » by Xenophon
  • These are all old stories, and the "Times" and the "Chronicle" are full of them.
  • Extract from : « The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • All that about the pigs and the poultry is as good as the Farmer's Chronicle.'
  • Extract from : « Lord Kilgobbin » by Charles Lever
  • I am not about to chronicle how time now rolled over the characters of our story.
  • Extract from : « A Rent In A Cloud » by Charles James Lever
  • Is it anything more than a well-prepared annal or chronicle?
  • Extract from : « An Ethnologist's View of History » by Daniel G. Brinton
  • This chronicle must have a place amongst standard books of reference.
  • Extract from : « M. P.'s in Session » by Harry Furniss

Antonyms for chronicle

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