English noun: history
|1.||history (time) the aggregate of past events|
|Samples||A critical time in the school's history.|
|Broader (hypernym)||past, past times, yesteryear|
|Part holonym||age, antiquity, Dark Ages, historic period, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Renascence|
|2.||history (communication) a record or narrative description of past events|
|Samples||A history of France.|
He gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president.
The story of exposure to lead.
|Synonyms||account, chronicle, story|
|Narrower (hyponym)||ancient history, annals, biography, case history, chronological record, etymology, historical document, historical paper, historical record, life, life history, life story, recital|
|3.||history (cognition) the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings|
|Samples||He teaches Medieval history.|
History takes the long view.
|Broader (hypernym)||arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts|
|Domain category members||account, Boston Tea Party, chronicle, historian, historiographer, history, Saracen, Saracen, story|
|4.||history (time) the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future|
|Samples||All of human history.|
|5.||history (cognition) all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge|
|Samples||The dawn of recorded history.|
From the beginning of history.
|Broader (hypernym)||cognition, knowledge, noesis|