history as in a record or narrative description of past events
"a history of France"
"he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"
"the story of exposure to lead"
account be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something; keep an account of ; to give an account or representation of in words; furnish a justifying analysis or explanation; a record or narrative description of past events; a short account of the news; a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services; a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.; grounds; importance or value; a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; the act of informing by verbal report; an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered; the quality of taking advantage
chronicle record in chronological order; a record or narrative description of past events
storya message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events; a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; a record or narrative description of past events; a short account of the news; a trivial lie
history as in the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings
"he teaches Medieval history"
"history takes the long view"
history as in the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future
"all of human history"
history as in all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing