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 (krŏn′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl, krō′nə-) also chron·o·log·ic (-lŏj′ĭk)
1. Arranged in order of time of occurrence.
2. Relating to or in accordance with chronology.

chron′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.


(ˌkrɒnəˈlɒdʒɪkəl; ˌkrəʊ-) or


1. (esp of a sequence of events) arranged in order of occurrence
2. relating to or in accordance with chronology
ˌchronoˈlogically adv


(ˌkrɒn lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl)

also chron`o•log′ic,

1. arranged by occurrence in time.
2. pertaining to or in accordance with chronology.
chron`o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.chronological - relating to or arranged according to temporal order; "chronological age"


adjective sequential, ordered, historical, progressive, consecutive, in sequence These stories are arranged in chronological order.
random, irregular, intermittent, out-of-order, haphazard
مُرَتَّب زَمَنِيَّا
tímaraîar-, í tímaröî
tarihsel sırayla


[ˌkrɒnəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJcronológico
in chronological orderen orden cronológico


[ˌkrɒnəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] adj [order] → chronologique
in chronological order → dans l'ordre chronologique


adjchronologisch; in chronological orderin chronologischer Reihenfolge


[ˌkrɒnəˈlɒdʒɪkl] adjcronologico/a
in chronological order → in ordine cronologico


(krəˈnolədʒi) noun
(a list illustrating) the order of events in time.
chronological (kronəˈlodʒikəl) adjective
ˌchronoˈlogically adverb


a. cronológico-a, rel. a la secuencia del tiempo.
References in classic literature ?
In the Alexandrian Age these poems were arranged in chronological order, apparently by Zenodotus of Ephesus, at the beginning of the 3rd century B.
In all attempts to determine the chronological he order of the Platonic writings on internal evidence, this uncertainty about any single Dialogue being composed at one time is a disturbing element, which must be admitted to affect longer works, such as the Republic and the Laws, more than shorter ones.
Yet this may be a question having no answer "which is still worth asking," because the investigation shows that we can not argue historically from the dates in Plato; it would be useless therefore to waste time in inventing far-fetched reconcilements of them in order avoid chronological difficulties, such, for example, as the conjecture of C.
From these, arranged in chronological order, I have set down the following account of the further adventures of David Innes at the earth's core, practically in his own words.
In this matter dates are everything, and I think that if we get all of our material ready, and have every item put in chronological order, we shall have done much.
Harker says that knitting together in chronological order every scrap of evidence they have.
How long ago it is, aunt, since we used to repeat the chronological order of the kings of England, with the dates of their accession, and most of the principal events of their reigns
Or rather, to observe the chronological order, I and D'Artagnan," replied Athos.
There are three more bits of evidence," said the other, "that I have dug up in holes and corners; and I will give them in logical rather than chronological order.
But for the most part people really just wanted the chronological order back so they would actually see posts when they were first put online.
But now, a new test can tell you what the difference is between your chronological and biological ages - and suggest what you can do if you're much older on the inside than you should be.