Synonyms of history
1 the pastDictionary • Is history about to repeat itself?
the old days
the good old days
days of old
days of yore
2 chronicleDictionary • his magnificent history of broadcasting in Canada
chronicle • this vast chronicle of Napoleonic times
record • Keep a record of all the payments.
story • a popular love story with a happy ending
account • He gave a detailed account of what had happened that night.
narrative • He began his narrative with the day of the murder.
saga • a Nordic saga of giants and trolls
recital • It was a depressing recital of childhood abuse.
narration • The play is an autobiographical journey with song, dialogue and narration.
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accountAn account is a written or spoken report of something that has happened.
• He gave a detailed account of what had happened that night.
autobiographyYour autobiography is an account of your life, which you write yourself.
• He published his autobiography last autumn.
biographyA biography of someone is an account of their life, written by someone else.
• an unauthorised biography
Thesaurus for history from the Collins English Thesaurus
a record or account, often chronological in approach, of past events, developments, etc