HyperDic: narrative

English > 2 senses of the word narrative:
NOUNcommunicationnarrative, narration, story, talea message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events
ADJECTIVEallnarrativeconsisting of or characterized by the telling of a story
narrative > pronunciation
Soundsnae'rahtihv; neh'rahtihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > narrative: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningConsisting of or characterized by the telling of a story.
Example"narrative poetry"
Broadercommunicative, communicatoryable or tending to communicate
Spanishnarrativo
Catalannarratiu
Verbsnarratenarrate or give a detailed account of
English > narrative: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program.
Example"his narrative was interesting"
Synonymsnarration, story, tale
InstancesCanterbury TalesAn uncompleted series of tales written after 1387 by Geoffrey Chaucer
Narrowerfairytale, fairy tale, fairy storyA story about fairies
folktale, folk taleA tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk
nursery rhymeA tale in rhymed verse for children
sob story, sob stuffA sentimental story (or drama) of personal distress
tall taleAn improbable (unusual or incredible or fanciful) story
tearjerkerAn excessively sentimental narrative
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishnarración, narrativa, relato
Catalannarrativa

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