HyperDic: history

English > 5 senses of the word history:
NOUNtimehistorythe aggregate of past events
communicationhistory, account, chronicle, storya record or narrative description of past events
cognitionhistorythe discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings
timehistorythe continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future
cognitionhistoryall that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing
history > pronunciation
Soundshhih'steriy; hhih'striy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
accusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > history: 5 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe aggregate of past events.
Example"a critical time in the school's history"
PartsMiddle Ages, Dark AgesThe period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
Renaissance, RenascenceThe period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world
antiquityThe historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
historic period, ageAn era of history having some distinctive feature
Broaderpast, past times, yesteryearThe time that has elapsed
Spanishhistoria
Catalanhistòria
Adjectiveshistoricbelonging to the past
English > history: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA record or narrative description of past events.
Example"a history of France"
Synonymsaccount, chronicle, story
CategoryhistoryThe discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings
Narrowerancient historyA history of the ancient world
annals, chronological recordA chronological account of events in successive years
biography, life, life story, life historyAn account of the series of events making up a person's life
case historyDetailed record of the background of a person or group under study or treatment
etymologyA history of a word
historical document, historical paper, historical recordwriting having historical value (as opposed to fiction or myth etc.)
recitalA detailed account or description of something
BroaderrecordAnything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
Spanishcrónica, historial, historia
Catalancrónica, crònica, historial, història
Adjectiveshistoricimportant in history
English > history: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings.
Examples
  • "he teaches Medieval history"
  • "history takes the long view"
Category ofBoston Tea Partydemonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped / dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor
Saracen(historically) a member of the nomadic people of the Syrian and Arabian deserts at the time of the Roman Empire
Saracen(historically) a Muslim who opposed the Crusades
historian, historiographerA person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
history, account, chronicle, storyA record or narrative description of past events
Broaderhumanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, artsstudies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
Spanishhistoria
Catalanhistòria
Adjectiveshistoricimportant in history
historicalof or relating to the study of history
English > history: 5 senses > noun 4, time
MeaningThe continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future.
Example"all of human history"
BroadercontinuumA continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct or distinguishable from adjacent parts
Spanishhistoria
Catalanhistòria
English > history: 5 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningAll that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge.
Examples
  • "the dawn of recorded history"
  • "from the beginning of history"
Broadercognition, knowledge, noesisThe psychological result of perception / perception and learning and reasoning
Spanishhistoria
Catalanhistòria
Adjectiveshistoricbelonging to the past

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