Thesaurus

chronicles

noun
plural of chronicle

Synonyms of chronicles

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a relating of events usually in the order in which they happened
  • a chronicle of their adventure on the river

Synonyms for chronicles

Words Related to chronicles

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 for chronicles

Words Related to chronicles

chronicles

verb
present tense third-person singular of chronicle

Synonyms of chronicles (Entry 2 of 2)

to give an oral or written account of in some detail
  • the book chronicles the efforts of two climbers to scale Mount Everest

Synonyms for chronicles

Words Related to chronicles

Phrases Synonymous with chronicles

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About chronicles

Time Traveler for chronicles

Time Traveler

The first known use of chronicles was in 1535

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near chronicles

chroniclers

chronicles

chronicling

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Chronicles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chronicles. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on chronicles

Nglish: Translation of chronicles for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of chronicles for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!