chronology


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

chro·nol·o·gy

 (krə-nŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. chro·nol·o·gies
1. The science that deals with the determination of dates and the sequence of events.
2. The arrangement of events in time.
3. A chronological list or table.

chro·nol′o·gist, chro·nol′o·ger n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

chronology

(krəˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. the determination of the proper sequence of past events
2. the arrangement of dates, events, etc, in order of occurrence
3. a table or list of events arranged in order of occurrence
chroˈnologist, chroˈnologer n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

chro•nol•o•gy

(krəˈnɒl ə dʒi)

n., pl. -gies.
1. the sequential order in which things occur.
2. a table or list of this order.
3. the science of arranging time in periods and ascertaining the dates and historical order of past events.
4. a reference work organized according to the dates of events.
[1585–95]
chro•nol′o•gist, chro•nol′o•ger, n.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

chronology

1. the science of arranging time in fixed periods for the purpose of dating events accurately and arranging them in order of occurrence.
2. a reference book organized according to the dates of past events. — chronologer, chronologist, n.chronological, adj.
See also: Time
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

chronology

The study of time or the sequence of dates.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chronology - an arrangement of events in timechronology - an arrangement of events in time  
temporal relation - a relation involving time
2.chronology - a record of events in the order of their occurrence
written account, written record - a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
timeline - a sequence of related events arranged in chronological order and displayed along a line (usually drawn left to right or top to bottom)
3.chronology - the determination of the actual temporal sequence of past events
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts - studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
glottochronology - the determination of how long ago different languages evolved from a common source language; "he mapped the glottochronology of the Romance languages"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
تَرْتيب زَمَني للأحْداث
chronologická tabulkachronologie
kronologi
kronológia
tímatal
chronologijachronologinischronologiškai
hronoloģija
chronológia

chronology

[krəˈnɒlədʒɪ] Ncronología f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

chronology

[krəˈnɒlədʒi] n
(= order) [events] → chronologie f
(= account) → chronologie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

chronology

nzeitliche Abfolge, Chronologie f (form); (= list of dates)Zeittafel f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

chronology

[krəˈnɒlədʒɪ] ncronologia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

chronology

(krəˈnolədʒi) noun
(a list illustrating) the order of events in time.
chronological (kronəˈlodʒikəl) adjective
ˌchronoˈlogically adverb
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
Some persons endeavour to prove that Onomacritus, the Locrian, was the first person of note who drew up laws; and that he employed himself in that business while he was at Crete, where he continued some time to learn the prophetic art: and they say, that Thales was his companion; and that Lycurgus and Zaleucus were the scholars of Thales, and Charondas of Zaleucus; but those who advance this, advance what is repugnant to chronology. Philolaus also, of the family of the Bacchiades, was a Theban legislator.
By the mere chronology of his works, Bunyan belongs in our next period, but in his case mere chronology must be disregarded.
I also learnt history, and was instructed in poetry, versification, geography, chronology, and in all the outdoor exercises in which every prince should excel.
which is proposed by him will do as well as any other); for a writer of fiction, and especially a writer who, like Plato, is notoriously careless of chronology, only aims at general probability.
His very name carried an impressiveness hardly to be measured without a precise chronology of scholarship.
I quit about a week ago and commenced working on this chronicle for our strange adventures, which will account for any minor errors in chronology which may have crept in; there was so much material that I may have made some mistakes, but I think they are but minor and few.
Broader and deeper we must write our annals,--from an ethical reformation, from an influx of the ever new, ever sanative conscience,--if we would trulier express our central and wide- related nature, instead of this old chronology of selfishness and pride to which we have too long lent our eyes.
All that we call sacred history attests that the birth of a poet is the principal event in chronology. Man, never so often deceived, still watches for the arrival of a brother who can hold him steady to a truth until he has made it his own.
A good chronology can keep facts organized and in context, be a focus for considering the importance of sequence to your case, and be an ongoing reminder of key events and dates.
"New Mexico Historical Chronology: From the Beginning" is the ideal starting place for anyone seeking to learn about the New Mexico of yesteryear.
Schwartz presents 23 previously unpublished essays on Chinese chronology, astronomy, and historiography by Nivison (1923-2014), a pioneer of Chinese studies in the US.
The Tuskegee Airmen Chronology is an important and valuable addition to the narrative about African American aviation in World War II.