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Meaning of NARRATION

Pronunciation:  na'reyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth
  2. [n]  the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
  3. [n]  a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; "his narrative was interesting"; "his stories entertained the children"

NARRATION is a 9 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: narrative, recital, story, tale, yarn
 See Also: account, body, close, closing, conclusion, content, end, ending, fairy story, fairy tale, fairytale, folk tale, folktale, introduction, message, nursery rhyme, recounting, relation, report, section, sob story, sob stuff, subdivision, subject matter, substance, tall tale, telling



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Nar*ra"tion\, n. [L. narratio: cf. F. narration.]
1. The act of telling or relating the particulars of an
   event; rehearsal; recital.

2. That which is related; the relation in words or writing of
   the particulars of any transaction or event, or of any
   series of transactions or events; story; history.

3. (Rhet.) That part of a discourse which recites the time,
   manner, or consequences of an action, or simply states the
   facts connected with the subject.

Syn: Account; recital; rehearsal; relation; description;
     explanation; detail; narrative; story; tale; history.
     See {Account}.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: account, anecdotage, anecdote, chronicle, chronicling, describing, description, detailing, epic, epos, narrative, portrayal, reading, recital, recitation, recording, recountal, recounting, rehearsal, relating, relation, report, retelling, revelation, review, saga, story, tale, tale-telling, telling, unfolding, yarn, yarn spinning