story, chronicle, account, history
n. a record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead"
v. record in chronological order; make a historical record
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intromission, introduction, insertion
n. the act of putting one thing into another
n. a newspaper or official journal
sheet, rag, tabloid
n. newspaper with half-size pages
n. an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story
n. a narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family; originally (12th to 14th centuries) a story of the families that settled Iceland and their descendants but now any prose narrative that resembles such an account
epos, heroic poem, epic poem, epic
n. a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
journal, diary
n. a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
n. something that has been transcribed; a written record (usually typewritten) of dictated or recorded speech; "he read a transcript of the interrogation"; "you can obtain a transcript of this radio program by sending a self-addressed envelope to the station"
registry, register
n. an official written record of names or events or transactions
transactions, proceedings, minutes
n. a written account of what transpired at a meeting
n. a record of events in the order of their occurrence
legal opinion, judgement, judgment, opinion
n. the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision; "opinions are usually written by a single judge"
n. a publication that appears at fixed intervals
n. the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible; "I heard his explanation of the accident"
rubric, gloss
n. an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
commentary, comment
n. a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material; "he wrote an extended comment on the proposal"
footer, footnote
n. a printed note placed below the text on a printed page
reflexion, reflection, observation
n. a remark expressing careful consideration
n. an explanation that results from interpreting something; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"
report card, report
n. a written evaluation of a student's scholarship and deportment; "his father signed his report card"
n. (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth
n. a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase"
journal, daybook
n. a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
n. a book in which names and transactions are listed
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fable, fiction, fabrication
n. a deliberately false or improbable account
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