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History (IPA: /ˈhɪstɝi/, /ˈhɪstɹi/)

History (n.)

A learning or knowing by inquiry; the knowledge of facts and events, so obtained; hence, a formal statement of such information; a narrative; a description; a written record; as, the history of a patient's case; the history of a legislative bill.

History (n.)

A systematic, written account of events, particularly of those affecting a nation, institution, science, or art, and usually connected with a philosophical explanation of their causes; a true story, as distinguished from a romance; -- distinguished also from annals, which relate simply the facts and events of each year, in strict chronological order; from biography, which is the record of an individual's life; and from memoir, which is history composed from personal experience, observation, and memory.

History (v. t.)

To narrate or record.


Past events and their record


Command in various Unix shells


TV channel


Peer-reviewed academic journal


Song by English rock band The Verve

History Synonyms

Chronicle, Story, Account

History Rhymes

History, Mistry

History, Mystery


Spanish Translation

History in Spanish is Historia

Tagalog Translation

History in Tagalog is Istorya

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .NAFTA, signed by her husband, is perhaps the greatest disaster trade deal in the history of the world." - Donald Trump

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .the history of comics is mostly just a history of crap." - Comics

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [After detailing the history of the previous Batman movies]" - The Nostalgia Critic/Season 1

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A generation which ignores history has no past and no future." - Generation

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A Lady with a lamp shall stand In the great history of the land, * A noble type of good, * Heroic womanhood." - Women

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