Chronicle and Story

Chronicle

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Chronicle noun – A relating of events usually in the order in which they happened.
Usage example: a chronicle of their adventure on the river

Story is a synonym for chronicle in account topic. In some cases you can use "Story" instead a noun "Chronicle", when it comes to topics like narrative, record, words. popular alternative
Nearby Words: chronic, chronicled, chronicler, chronicling
Synonyms for Chronicle

Story

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Story noun – A work with imaginary characters and events that is shorter and usually less complex than a novel.
Usage example: he's a talented writer, but his quirky stories will never find a wide readership

Chronicle is a synonym for story in account topic. You can use "Chronicle" instead a noun "Story", if it concerns topics such as tale, narrative, words. popular alternative
Nearby Words: storey, storied, storyline
Synonyms for Story

How words are described

sweet sweet chronicle sweet story
long long chronicle long story
true true chronicle true story
entire entire chronicle entire story
Other adjectives: real, new, major, fantastic, final, last, previous, ongoing.

Both words in one sentence

  • The film is more of a chronicle of how Adèle transitions from adolescence to adulthood rather than a lesbian love story even though their relationship is the centerpiece of Adèle's life.
  • The story is framed as a chronicle written by a monk, framed in turn as a translation by a group encountering the descendants of the subjects of the story.
  • The High Crusade uses this twice: the action is framed as being the chronicle written by a monk, which in turn is framed as a translation by a group encountering the subjects of the story.
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