[ kron-l-oj-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌkrɒn lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl /
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arranged in the order of time: a chronological list of events.
pertaining to or in accordance with chronology: a chronological process.
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Also chron·o·log·ic [kron-l-oj-ik] /ˌkrɒn lˈɒdʒ ɪk/ .
Origin of chronological
First recorded in 1605–15; chronolog(y) + -ical
OTHER WORDS FROM chronologicalchron·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbun·chron·o·log·i·cal, adjective
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How to use chronological in a sentence
The question is not certainly of any great importance; and we notice it only to make a parade of our chronologic acumen.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II (2 vols)|Thomas De Quincey
Other methods may be classed as special; they are the chronologic, the comparative, the individual, etc.
No other event is recorded, the dance serving merely as a chronologic point.
Although there is nowhere a date, the handwriting makes it possible to arrange the poems with general chronologic accuracy.Poems: Three Series, Complete|Emily Dickinson
Jerome, as is well known, gave up all attempts to harmonise the chronologic data as a hopeless problem.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings|F. W. Farrar
British Dictionary definitions for chronological
chronologic (ˌkrɒnəˈlɒdʒɪk, ˌkrəʊ-)
/ (ˌkrɒnəˈlɒdʒɪkəl, ˌkrəʊ-) /
(esp of a sequence of events) arranged in order of occurrence
relating to or in accordance with chronology
Derived forms of chronologicalchronologically, adverb
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