Definition of HISTORY

noun : HISTORY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the aggregate of past events; "a critical time in the school's history" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead" ;

  • 3. (

    ) the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings; "he teaches Medieval history"; "history takes the long view" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future; "all of human history" ;

  • 5. (

    ) all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge; "the dawn of recorded history"; "from the beginning of history" ;

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