noun, plural his·to·ries.
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Origin of history
synonym study for history
OTHER WORDS FROM historyun·der·his·to·ry, noun, plural un·der·his·to·ries.un·his·to·ry, noun, plural un·his·to·ries.
Words nearby history
Example sentences from the Web for history
If so, it’s because Facebook identified you as someone who has the potential to lead the group, as you don’t have a history of violations.Facebook tries to clean up Groups with new policies|Sarah Perez|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
“Encores” is a weekly online series highlighting past performances from the historic Folger stage, recalling the rich history of public programming at the Folger.D.C. theater scene adapts with films, concerts, and more|Patrick Folliard|September 17, 2020|Washington Blade
Five of California’s 10 largest fires in modern history are all burning at once.Suppressing fires has failed. Here’s what California needs to do instead.|James Temple|September 17, 2020|MIT Technology Review
So Brazil has an unfortunate history of sensitive data finding its way onto the internet.Podcast: COVID-19 is helping turn Brazil into a surveillance state|Anthony Green|September 16, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Three of the largest fires in history burned simultaneously in a ring around the San Francisco Bay Area.Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration|by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Meridith Kohut|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
Certain features of its history suggest why this may be the case.
The well, ghost or no ghost, is certainly a piece of history with a bold presence.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“Lockheed Martin has a long history of misrepresenting facts,” Wheeler added.
Although Huckabee's condescending tone - like that of an elementary school history teacher - makes it difficult to take seriously.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The well-worn aphorism of the Frenchman, “History repeats itself,” was about to assert itself.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Had not this Indian plant been discovered, the whole history of some portions of America would have been far different.
Be Bry in his History of Brazil describes its use and also some interesting particulars concerning the plant.
I cannot see in science, nor in experience, nor in history any signs of such a God, nor of such intervention.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
History gives them scant notice, and the Federal government has failed to reward them as they deserve.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
British Dictionary definitions for history
noun plural -ries
- a record or account, often chronological in approach, of past events, developments, etc
- (as modifier)a history book; a history play
Word Origin for history
Idioms and Phrases with history
see ancient history; go down (in history); make history; (history) repeats itself.