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chron·i·cle

 (krŏn′ĭ-kəl)
n.
1. An extended account in prose or verse of historical events, sometimes including legendary material, presented in chronological order and without authorial interpretation or comment.
2. A detailed narrative record or report.
3. Chronicles(used with a sing. verb) See Table at Bible.
tr.v. chron·i·cled, chron·i·cling, chron·i·cles
To record in or in the form of a historical record.

[Middle English cronicle, from Anglo-Norman, alteration of Old French cronique, from Latin chronica, from Greek khronika (biblia), chronological (books), annals, neuter pl. of khronikos, of time; see chronic.]

chron′i·cler (-klər) n.

chronicle

(ˈkrɒnɪkəl)
n
a record or register of events in chronological order
vb
(tr) to record in or as if in a chronicle
[C14: from Anglo-French cronicle, via Latin chronica (pl), from Greek khronika annals, from khronikos relating to time; see chronic]
ˈchronicler n

chron•i•cle

(ˈkrɒn ɪ kəl)

n., v. -cled, -cling. n.
1. a chronological record of events; a history.
v.t.
2. to record in or as if in a chronicle.
[1275–1325; Middle English cronicle < Anglo-French, alter. of Old French cronique < Medieval Latin cronica (feminine singular), Latin chronica (neuter pl.) < Greek chroniká annals, chronology; see chronic]
chron′i•cler, n.

chronicle


Past participle: chronicled
Gerund: chronicling

Imperative
chronicle
chronicle
Present
I chronicle
you chronicle
he/she/it chronicles
we chronicle
you chronicle
they chronicle
Preterite
I chronicled
you chronicled
he/she/it chronicled
we chronicled
you chronicled
they chronicled
Present Continuous
I am chronicling
you are chronicling
he/she/it is chronicling
we are chronicling
you are chronicling
they are chronicling
Present Perfect
I have chronicled
you have chronicled
he/she/it has chronicled
we have chronicled
you have chronicled
they have chronicled
Past Continuous
I was chronicling
you were chronicling
he/she/it was chronicling
we were chronicling
you were chronicling
they were chronicling
Past Perfect
I had chronicled
you had chronicled
he/she/it had chronicled
we had chronicled
you had chronicled
they had chronicled
Future
I will chronicle
you will chronicle
he/she/it will chronicle
we will chronicle
you will chronicle
they will chronicle
Future Perfect
I will have chronicled
you will have chronicled
he/she/it will have chronicled
we will have chronicled
you will have chronicled
they will have chronicled
Future Continuous
I will be chronicling
you will be chronicling
he/she/it will be chronicling
we will be chronicling
you will be chronicling
they will be chronicling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chronicling
you have been chronicling
he/she/it has been chronicling
we have been chronicling
you have been chronicling
they have been chronicling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chronicling
you will have been chronicling
he/she/it will have been chronicling
we will have been chronicling
you will have been chronicling
they will have been chronicling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chronicling
you had been chronicling
he/she/it had been chronicling
we had been chronicling
you had been chronicling
they had been chronicling
Conditional
I would chronicle
you would chronicle
he/she/it would chronicle
we would chronicle
you would chronicle
they would chronicle
Past Conditional
I would have chronicled
you would have chronicled
he/she/it would have chronicled
we would have chronicled
you would have chronicled
they would have chronicled

chronicle

A chronological account of events.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chronicle - a record or narrative description of past eventschronicle - 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"
history - the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings; "he teaches Medieval history"; "history takes the long view"
ancient history - a history of the ancient world
etymology - a history of a word
case history - detailed record of the background of a person or group under study or treatment
historical document, historical paper, historical record - writing having historical value (as opposed to fiction or myth etc.)
chronological record, annals - a chronological account of events in successive years
biography, life history, life story, life - an account of the series of events making up a person's life
record - anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; "the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques"
recital - a detailed account or description of something; "he was forced to listen to a recital of his many shortcomings"
Verb1.chronicle - record in chronological order; make a historical record
record, enter, put down - make a record of; set down in permanent form

chronicle

verb
1. record, tell, report, enter, relate, register, recount, set down, narrate, put on record The rise of collectivism in Britain has been chronicled by several historians.
noun
1. record, story, history, account, register, journal, diary, narrative, annals this vast chronicle of Napoleonic times

chronicle

noun
1. A chronological record of past events:
2. A recounting of past events:
Translations
سِجِل زَمَني للأحْداثيُسَجِّلُ الأحداث زَمَنِيّا
kronikazaznamenat do kroniky
årbogkrønikenedskriveoptegne
annállfæra í annál
kronikakronikininkasrašyti kroniką
hronikarakstīt hroniku
kronikapísať do kroniky
tarihsel kayda geçirmekvakayinamevakayinameye yazmak

chronicle

[ˈkrɒnɪkl]
A. Ncrónica f
Chronicles (Bible) → Crónicas fpl
B. VT (= recount) → hacer una crónica de

chronicle

[ˈkrɒnɪkəl]
n (= account) → chronique f
vt [+ events] → faire la chronique dechronic wasting disease nmaladie f du dépérissement chronique

chronicle

nChronik f; Chronicles pl (Bibl) → Bücher plder Chronik
vtaufzeichnen; historic events alsoeine Chronik (+gen)verfassen

chronicle

[ˈkrɒnɪkl] ncronaca

chronicle

(ˈkronikl) noun
a record of (especially historical) events in order of time.
verb
to make such a record.
ˈchronicler noun
References in classic literature ?
Alfred caused the Chronicle to be written up from such books and records as he had from the coming of the Romans until the time in which he himself reigned.
From the Chronicle we learn a great deal about his wars with the Danes, and of how he fought them both by land and by sea.
The Saxon Chronicle, as it extended over many hundred years, was of course written by many different people, and so parts of it are written much better than other parts.
What sufferings, at the worst, the Normans inflicted on the Saxons is indicated in a famous passage of the 'Anglo-Saxon Chronicle,' an entry seventy years subsequent to the Conquest, of which the least distressing part may be thus paraphrased:
Many of them were mere annals like the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, but some were the lifelong works of men with genuine historical vision.
While there she incidentally contrived to hurry Ludovic Speed in his leisurely courting of Theodora Dix, as related duly in another chronicle of her history.
Through the kindness of Dorothy Gale of Kansas, afterward Princess Dorothy of Oz, an humble writer in the United States of America was once appointed Royal Historian of Oz, with the privilege of writing the chronicle of that wonderful fairyland.
The reader will be pleased to remember, that, at the beginning of the second book of this history, we gave him a hint of our intention to pass over several large periods of time, in which nothing happened worthy of being recorded in a chronicle of this kind.
I cannot explain the phenomena;I can only set down here in the words of an ordinary soldier of fortune a chronicle of the strange events that befell me during the ten years that my dead body lay undiscovered in an Arizona cave.
Possibly the suggestions which I gained upon Mars, and the knowledge which I can set down in this chronicle, will aid in an earlier understanding of the mysteries of our sister planet; mysteries to you, but no longer mysteries to me.
Thus did the year one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five conduct their Greatnesses, and myriads of small creatures--the creatures of this chronicle among the rest--along the roads that lay before them.
George and the Dragon; which dragon I maintain to have been a whale; for in many old chronicles whales and dragons are strangely jumbled together, and often stand for each other.