Synonyms and Antonyms of narrative
1 a relating of events usually in the order in which they happened wrote a witty, chatty narrative of all the happenings at the party Synonyms chronicle, chronology, commentary (usually commentaries), history, narration, account, 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 a work with imaginary characters and events that is shorter and usually less complex than a novel in such narratives as “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” and “The Purloined Letter,” Edgar Allan Poe essentially created the modern detective story Synonyms story, novelette, novella, short story, tale, yarnRelated Words bedtime story; exemplum, fable, parable; anecdote, joke; fairy tale, folktale, legend, myth, romance; account, annals, chronicle, history, record, report
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