[k_ɹ_ˈɒ_n_ɪ_k_əl], [kɹˈɒnɪkə͡l], [kɹˈɒnɪkə‍l]

Definitions of chronicle:

  1.   A record of events in the order of time: a history.
  2.   To record in a history or chronicle; to record; to register.
  3.   Chronicler.
  4.   To record in a chronicle.
  5.   record in chronological order; make a historical record
  6.   A record of events.
  7.   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"
  8.   An historical register or account of facts or events disposed in the order of time.
  9.   CHRONICLER, a historian.
  10.   The two canonical books of the Old Testament in which immediately follow 2 Kings.
  11.   To record in history; to record.
  12.   To record in history.
  13.   A register of events in the order of time.
  14.   A record of events in the order of time; a history; a record.
  15.   To record.
  16.   A history that narrates the facts in the order in which they occurred as to time; a history.
  17.   A narrative of events; a history; a record.
  18.   To record events in the order of time; to record or register.
  19.   To write an account of.

Antonyms for chronicle:

fable, parable, anecdote, fiction, metaphor, story, allegory, illustration, simile.

Quotes for chronicle:

  1. It is right that he too should have his little chronicle his memories, his reason, and be able to recognize the good in the bad, the bad in the worst, and so grow gently old down all the unchanging days, and die one day like any other day, only shorter. – Samuel Beckett
  2. The first profile piece on myself came about after my Rabbi sent information to the Jewish Chronicle on what I was up to. The story was then picked up by one of the nationals and things grew from there. – Benjamin Cohen
  3. Life is easy to chronicle but bewildering to practice. – E. M. Forster
  4. The Bible is the great family chronicle of the Jews. – Heinrich Heine
  5. A chronicle is very different from history proper. – Howard Nemerov
  6. I do not judge, I only chronicle – John Singer Sargent

Usage examples for chronicle:

  1. You can make it just such a weary chronicle – Parent and Child Vol. III., Child Study and Training by Mosiah Hall
  2. Yet they are periods that stand out peculiarly in the comparatively even chronicle of the earth. ” – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
  3. In this same casket is the copper plate bearing the mysterious sign of the " King of the World" and the chronicle of the last vision of the Living Buddha. ” – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
  4. Her departure from Rome took place on January 6, and so she passes out of this chronicle which, after all, has been little concerned with her. ” – The Life of Cesare Borgia by Raphael Sabatini
  5. This story is in Caxton's Chronicle – Miscellanies upon Various Subjects by John Aubrey
  6. “ A recent biographer of his father, Judge John R. Lucas, remarks, with refreshing unconsciousness of the grotesque humor of the chronicle This gentleman was one of the most remarkable men who ever settled west of the Mississippi River.... ” – Thomas Hart Benton by Theodore Roosevelt
  7. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord: such were the words inscribed on his coffin; and the perfectness of his character, and the regard in which men held him, cannot be better expressed than in the language of the old chronicle which says, As his life was most worthie, so his end was most godlie. ” – The Boy's Book of Heroes by Helena Peake
  8. Here they are, sir, the whole lot- Times, 'Tizer, Morning Chronicle and Morning Post. ” – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  9. It was to her that he gave the running chronicle of his life, and poured out his heart and aspirations. ” – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  10. Not long after this I had a pleasanter incident to chronicle – Border and Bastille by George A. Lawrence
  11. And I, who chronicle her deeds and endeavour to chronicle her thoughts, feel equally sure that it would have been so. ” – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  12. Beyond this, there was no order to chronicle – We Girls: A Home Story by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  13. “ Phineas Finn had himself been once engaged with garotters,- as has been told in a former chronicle and had since armed himself, thinking more probably of the thing which he had happened to see than men do who had only heard of it. ” – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  14. It would be a picture- chronicle – In the Days of the Guild by Louise Lamprey
  15. That the gentlemen were talking politics seemed quite likely, for gentlemen generally talked politics when they met at the Chronicle office. ” – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
  16. All we really know about the death of William Rufus may be found in the English " Chronicle – England of My Heart--Spring by Edward Hutton
  17. By a history or chronicle play we mean a play which pictures some epoch in the past of the English nation. ” – An Introduction to Shakespeare by H. N. MacCracken F. E. Pierce W. H. Durham
  18. The family chronicle was done. ” – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  19. If any young people read my little chronicle will they not be inclined to say, " The vicar has already given us in this chapter hardly anything but a long sermon; and it is too bad of him to go on preaching in his study after we saw him safe out of the pulpit"? ” – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  20. The less known the better, if we may trust the Anglo- Saxon Chronicle – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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