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noun (histories)
  1. The aggregate of past events.
History repeats itself if we don"t learn from its mistakes.
Holes in your pant pockets turn your coins into .
  1. The branch of knowledge that study, studies the past; the assessment of notable events.
He teaches at the university.
History will not look kindly on these tyrants.
He dreams of an invention that will make .
  1. A record or narrative description of past events.
  2. (medicine) The list of past and continuing medical conditions of an individual or family.
A personal medical is required for the insurance policy.
He has a of cancer in his family.
  1. (computing) A record of previous user events.
I visted a great site yesterday but forgot the URL; oh! ... luckily I didn't clear my .
Etymology: From (term, historia) < Ancient Greek (term, sc=polytonic, á, tr=historia, , learning through research, narration of what is learned) < (term, sc=polytonic, á, tr=historeÅ, , to learn through research, to inquire) < (term, sc=polytonic, á, tr=histÅr, , the one who knows, the expert, the judge), from
  • (term, sc=polytonic, , ), from
  • (term, , wid-, know, knowledge).



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