V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. science that measures time by divisions and sequence of events; 2. arrangement of events in time; 3. chronological list

Synonyms: record, timetable, account, schedule


Tips: Chronology refers to the order in which events occur. The related word chronicle denotes a historical account of facts and events in chronological order. Some authors write books in sequential order--these are called chronicles.

Usage Examples:

The trial focused on the three month chronology of events leading up to the murder. (record, account, timetable)

The chronology of the history of the United States is taught in most schools. (record, timetable)

His story doesn't make sense because the chronology is out of order. (schedule, timetable)

Please give me the chronology of the events of that day. (timetable, account, record)

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