Definitions and translations for "history"

Definition of history

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Noun
1. The aggregate of past events.
History repeats itself if we don’t learn from its mistakes.
2. The branch of knowledge that studies the past; the assessment of notable events.
He teaches history at the university.   History will not look kindly on these tyrants.   He dreams of an invention that will make history.
3. A set of events involving an entity.
What is your medical history?   The family's history includes events best forgotten.
4. A record or narrative description of past events.
5. A list of past and continuing medical conditions of an individual or family.
A personal medical history is required for the insurance policy.   He has a history of cancer in his family.
6. A record of previous user events, especially of visited web pages in a browser.
I visited a great site yesterday but forgot the URL. Luckily, I didn't clear my history.
7. Something that no longer exists or is no longer relevant.
I told him that if he doesn't get his act together, he's history.
8. Shared experience or interaction.
There is too much history between them for them to split up now.
He has had a lot of history with the police.
Verb
9. To narrate or record.
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English - English - history

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n. events of the past; written narrative of past events

English - Spanish - history

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s. historia, anales, antecedentes, archivos, crónica, crónicas, registros

English - French - history

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n. histoire

English - German - history

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n. Geschichte, Geschehnisse der Vergangenheit; schriftlicher Bericht vergangenen Geschehens

English - Indonesian - history

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n. sejarah, riwayat, babad, asal usul

English - Italian - history

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s. storia; opera storiografica; passato; (Med) anamnesi; (Teat) dramma storico

English - Polish - history

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n. historia, przeszłość, dzieje

English - Portuguese - history

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s. história

English - Romanian - history

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n. istorie, şarlatan

English - Russian - history

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с. история, прошлое, историческая наука, историческая пьеса

English - Turkish - history

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i. tarih, geçmiş, gelişim aşmaları, kayıtlar, hikâye

English - Ukrainian - history

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n. історія, минуле

English - Dutch - history

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zn. geschiedenis, historie

English - Greek - history

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ουσ. ιστορία

English - Arabic - history

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‏تاريخ، حكاية، سجل‏

English - Chinese - history

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(名) 历史, 历史学, 经历

English - Chinese - history

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(名) 歷史, 歷史學, 經歷

English - Hindi - history

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n. इतिहास, तवारीख़, तारीख़, प्राचीन कथा, इतिवृत्त, वृत्तांत

English - Japanese - history

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(名) 歴史; 史学; 歴史書; 経歴

English - Korean - history

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명. 역사, 과거에 일어난 사건; 역사기록, 과거의 일들의 기록

English - Vietnamese - history

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n. sử, lịch sử, sử học
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Synonyms for history
1. narrative: annals, chronicle, account, memoir, record, story
2. antiquity: past