from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An extended account in prose or verse of historical events, sometimes including legendary material, presented in chronological order and without authorial interpretation or comment.
- n. A detailed narrative record or report.
- n. See Table at Bible.
- transitive v. To record in or in the form of a historical record.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A written account of events and when they happened, ordered by time.
- v. To record in or as in a chronicle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An historical register or account of facts or events disposed in the order of time.
- n. A narrative of events; a history; a record.
- n. The two canonical books of the Old Testament in which immediately follow 2 Kings.
- transitive v. To record in a history or chronicle; to record; to register.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A historical account of facts or events disposed in the order of time; a history; especially, a bare or simple record of occurrences in their order of time.
- n. Figuratively, anything that records, contains, conveys, or suggests history.
- n. Also chronicon.
- n. Synonyms History, Chronicle, Annals, etc. (see history); register, record, diary, journal, narrative, story.
- To record in a chronicle; narrate; register as history.
- Synonyms Register, etc. See record, v.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. record in chronological order; make a historical record
- n. a record or narrative description of past events
Middle English cronicle, from Anglo-Norman, alteration of Old French cronique, from Latin chronica, from Greek khronika (biblia), chronological (books), annals, neuter pl. of khronikos, of time; see chronic.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin chronica, from Ancient Greek χρονικός (chronikos, "of or concerning time"), from χρόνος (chronos, "time") (Wiktionary)