Synonyms for history

Synonyms for (noun) history

Synonyms: history

Definition: the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings

Usage: he teaches Medieval history; history takes the long view

Similar words: arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts

Definition: studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)

Usage: the college of arts and sciences


Synonyms: history

Definition: all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge

Usage: the dawn of recorded history; from the beginning of history

Similar words: noesis, knowledge, cognition

Definition: the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning


Synonyms: history, chronicle, story, account

Definition: a record or narrative description of past events

Usage: a history of France; he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president; the story of exposure to lead

Similar words: record

Definition: anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events

Usage: the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques


Synonyms: history

Definition: the aggregate of past events

Usage: a critical time in the school's history

Similar words: past, past times, yesteryear

Definition: the time that has elapsed

Usage: forget the past


Synonyms: history

Definition: the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future

Usage: all of human history

Similar words: continuum

Definition: a continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct or distinguishable from adjacent parts