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chronicle

[ kron-i-kuhl ]
/ ˈkrɒn ɪ kəl /
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noun

a chronological record of events; a history.

verb (used with object), chron·i·cled, chron·i·cling.

to record in or as in a chronicle.

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RELATED WORDS

historian, recorder, historiographer, annalist

Nearby words

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Origin of chronicle

1275–1325; Middle English cronicle < Anglo-French, variant, with -le -ule, of Old French cronique < Medieval Latin cronica (feminine singular), Latin chronica (neuter plural) < Greek chroniká annals, chronology; see chronic
SYNONYMS FOR chronicle
Related formschron·i·cler, nounun·chron·i·cled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for chronicler

chronicle

/ (ˈkrɒnɪkəl) /

noun

a record or register of events in chronological order

verb

(tr) to record in or as if in a chronicle
Derived Formschronicler, noun

Word Origin for chronicle

C14: from Anglo-French cronicle, via Latin chronica (pl), from Greek khronika annals, from khronikos relating to time; see chronic
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