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chronology (humanistic discipline)

Definition:

the determination of the actual temporal sequence of past events

Class:

cognition noun (cognitive processes and contents)

Plural:

chronologies

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

modern Latin chronologia, from Greek khronos "time" + -logia (see "-logy")
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

All senses of chronology...

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Chronology

the science of arranging events in their order of occurrence in time, such as the use of a timeline or sequence of events. It's also "the determination of the actual temporal sequence of past events". Chronology is part of periodization. It's also part... (43 of 2234 words, 1 image)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Chronology

Chronology (disambiguation)

the science of locating events in time. A chronology is a common term for a timeline. It can also mean: Chronology (Bryn Haworth album), a 1989 release | Chronology (Dom and Roland album), a 2004 release | Chronology, a 1997 compilation by Buzzcocks | ... (41 of 122 words, 7 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Chronology (disambiguation)

Britannica Encyclopedia:

chronology

any method used to order time and to place events in the sequence in which they occurred. The systems of chronology used to record human history, ... (26 of 963 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/116302​/chronology

Collins Dictionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural] | chronologist [noun, derived]

the determination of the proper sequence of past events | the arrangement of dates, events, etc, in order of occurrence | a table or list of events ... (25 of 415 words, 3 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/chronology

Merriam-Webster:

chronology | chronologies [plural] | chronicle [synonym, sense-specific] | account [synonym, sense-specific] | commentary [synonym, sense-specific] | history [synonym, sense-specific] | narration [synonym, sense-specific] | narrative [synonym, sense-specific] | record [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

the science that deals with measuring time by regular divisions and that assigns to events their proper dates | a chronological table, list, or ... (23 of 146 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/chronology

Oxford Dictionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural] | chronologist [derived]

the arrangement of events or dates in the order of their occurrence | a list which has a chronological arrangement. | the study of historical records ... (24 of 90 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/chronology

New World Dictionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural] | chronologist [related]

the science of measuring time in fixed periods and of dating events and epochs and arranging them in the order of occurrence | the arrangement of ... (25 of 56 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/chronology

Cambridge Dictionary:

chronology | chronological [adjective, derived] | chronologically [adverb, derived]

the order in which a series of events happened, or a list or explanation of these events in the order in which they happened (24 of 51 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/chronology

Random House Dictionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural]

the sequential order in which past events occur. | a statement of this order. | the science of arranging time in periods and ascertaining the dates ... (24 of 51 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/chronology

Macmillan British Dictionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural]

[countable] the order in which a series of events happened or will happen | [uncountable] the science of discovering the dates and times of historical ... (24 of 48 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/chronology

American Heritage Dictionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural] | chronologist [noun, related] | chronologer [noun, related]

The science that deals with the determination of dates and the sequence of events. | The arrangement of events in time. | A chronological list or ... (24 of 33 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/chronology

Wiktionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural]

[uncountable] the science of determining the order in which events occurred. | [countable] an arrangement of events into chronological order; called a timeline when involving graphical elements. (26 of 33 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/chronology

Columbia Encyclopedia:

liberal arts

term originally used to designate the arts or studies suited to freemen. It was applied in the Middle Ages to seven branches of learning, the trivium ... (26 of 180 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0829659​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural]

the order in which events occur, or their arrangement according to this order | a list or table of events arranged in order of occurrence | the study ... (26 of 79 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861597178​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural]

First use: late 16th century

Origin: modern Latin chronologia, from Greek khronos "time" + -logia (see "-logy")

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/chronology

Wiktionary:

chronology

Origin: chrono- ("relating to time") + -logy ("study of, account of"), after New Latin chronologia.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/chronology

Merriam-Webster:

chronology | chronologies [plural]

First use: 1585

Origin: New Latin chronologia, from chron- + -logia -logy

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/chronology

Online Etymology:

chronology

First use: 1590s

Origin: Modern Latin chronologia; see "chrono-" + "-logy". (1570s).

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=chronology

New World Dictionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural]

Origin: "chrono-" + "-logy"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/chronology

chrono-

Origin: Greek from chronos, time

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/chrono-prefix

-logy

Origin: Middle English -logie from Old French from Latin -logia from Greek from logos, word: see "logic"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/logy-suffix

Encarta Dictionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural]

First use: Late 16th century

Origin: modern Latin chronologia "discourse of time" from Greek khronos "time"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861597178​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "chronology"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/chronology

Cambridge Dictionary:

chronology

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "chronology"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "chronology"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/chronology

Macmillan British Dictionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "chronology"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/chronology

Macmillan American Dictionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "chronology"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/chronology

the Free Dictionary:

chronology

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "chronology"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "chronology"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "chronology" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/chronology

Google Dictionary:

chronology | chronologies [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "chronology"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

chronology

Audio: North American pronunciation of "chronology"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=chrono​14 word=chronology

YourDictionary Audio:

chronology

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "chronology" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/chronology

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