HyperDic: historic

English > 2 senses of the word historic:
ADJECTIVEallhistoric, historicalbelonging to the past
allhistoricimportant in history
historic > pronunciation
Soundshhihstao'rihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > historic: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningbelonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past.
Examples
  • "historic victories"
  • "historical (or historic) times"
  • "a historical character"
Synonymhistorical
BroaderpastEarlier than the present time
Spanishhistórico
Catalanhistòric
Nounshistoryall that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing
historythe aggregate of past events
Adverbshistoricallywith respect to history
English > historic: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningImportant in history.
Example"the historic first voyage to outer space"
Broaderimportant, of importOf great significance / significance or value
Spanishhistórico
Catalanhistòric
Nounshistorythe discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings
historya record or narrative description of past events

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