Definitions of "History"

A chronological record of events, as of the life or development of a people or institution, often including an explanation of or commentary on those events. noun

A formal written account of related natural phenomena. noun

A record of a patient's general medical background. noun

An established condition or pattern of behavior. noun

The branch of knowledge that records and analyzes past events. noun

The past events relating to a particular thing. noun

The aggregate of past events or human affairs. noun

An interesting past. noun

Something that belongs to the past. noun

One that is no longer worth consideration. noun

The word "History" in example sentences

Collingwood arrives at the claim that history is the study of mind by reflecting on what we mean when we use the word ˜history™. Robin George Collingwood

That _history_ and _argument_ are so rejected by all parties affecting to be _reformed_ churches, will appear from the following citations from their own authoritative judicial declarations: "Authentic history and sound argument are always to be highly valued; but they should not be incorporated with the confession of the Church's faith." Act, Declaration, & Testimony for the Whole of our Covenanted Reformation, as Attained to, and Established in Britain and Ireland; Particularly Betwixt the Years 1638 and 1649, Inclusive

The form differs from the content, _history_ differs from the _reality_ of which it is the history, and morality is more than the story of its vicissitudes, of its gradual, painful development from the pre-historic times to our own. Morality as a Religion An exposition of some first principles

Bismarck had pondered over the lessons of history, because, as he said, _history teaches one how far one may safely go_. The Life of Napoleon I (Volume 2 of 2)

Everything is seen to be an antiquity, with a history behind it -- a _natural history_, which enables us to understand in some measure how it has come to be as it is. The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) A Plain Story Simply Told

Egypt itself may not have been the oldest _nation_, but Egyptian history is certainly the oldest _history_. History of Education

GoD: If you are not satisfied with the history, try the history++ plugin. The Portable Freeware Collection

GoD: If you are not satisfied with the history, try the history++ plugin. The Portable Freeware Collection

GoD: If you are not satisfied with the history, try the history++ plugin. The Portable Freeware Collection

GoD: If you are not satisfied with the history, try the history++ plugin. The Portable Freeware Collection

_ideal history_, for a _sociology_, for a _historical psychology_, or however may be otherwise entitled or described a science whose object is to extract from history, universal laws and concepts. Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic

_history_ and _poetry_ are two things; and though the poet has no right to _contradict_ the historian, yet, if he find two opinions upon points of history, he may certainly take that which is most susceptible of poetical ornament; particularly if it have sufficient plausibility, and the sanction of respectable names. The Poetical Works of William Lisle Bowles, Vol. 1 With Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes by George Gilfillan

Or, lastly, the truthful elements of actual history may greatly predominate over the fictitious and invented materials of the myth, and the narrative may be, in the main, made up of facts, with a slight coloring of imagination, when it forms a _mythical history_. [ The Symbolism of Freemasonry

All across Europe, the mighty are falling: Liverpool, the most successful English club in history, is one place off the foot of the Premier League table; Deportivo, one of Spain's most decorated teams, is 19th in the 20-team top flight; while Bayern Munich, which has won nearly half of all Bundesliga titles in Germany, is already 10 points off top spot. Football's Level Playing Field

The cartels would have gotten away with it before the Net gave people around the world a united voice which, for the first time in history, is powerful enough to force politicians and captains of industry to pay serious attention. King Nicolas Sarkozy of France

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