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chronicle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of chronicle

  1. 1 a relating of events usually in the order in which they happened a chronicle of their adventure on the river Synonyms account, chronology, commentary (usually commentaries), history, narration, narrative, record, report, storyRelated Words version; deposition, documentation, testament, testimonial, testimony, witness; annals, blog, diary, journal, log, logbook, memoir; minutes, procès-verbal; anecdote, tale, yarn; epic, saga; gest (or geste), romance; recital, recitation; case history, case study

  2. 2 an account of important events in the order in which they happened only sketchy information about King Arthur can be found in the chronicles of ancient England Synonyms annals, history, recordRelated Words blog, commentary, diary, journal, memoir, reminiscence(s); autobiography, biography, life; epic, legend, narrative, saga, story, tale; archives, documentation, log, register, report; chronology, genealogy


chronicle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of chronicle

  1. to give an oral or written account of in some detail the book chronicles the efforts of two climbers to scale Mount Everest Synonyms chart, tell, describe, narrate, recite, recount, rehearse, relate, reportRelated Words deliver, give, reel off, state, utter, voice; detail, enumerate, itemize, particularize; bare, disclose, divulge, expose, let on (about), reveal; delineate, depict, express, render, sketch



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