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Definition 1: the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where narration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his narration was hesitant

Synonyms for narration in the sense of this definition

(narration is a kind of ...) the act of informing by verbal report

"he heard reports that they were causing trouble" "by all accounts they were a happy couple"

(... is a kind of narration ) an act of narration

"he was the hero according to his own relation" "his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable"

(narration is a part of ...) the central message of a communication

"the body of the message was short"

(narration is a part of ...) the first section of a communication

(narration is a part of ...) the last section of a communication

"in conclusion I want to say..."

Definition 2: a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where narration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his narrative was interesting
  • Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children

Synonyms for narration in the sense of this definition

(narration is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of narration ) an excessively sentimental narrative

(... is a kind of narration ) an improbable (unusual or incredible or fanciful) story

(... is a kind of narration ) a tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk

(... is a kind of narration ) a sentimental story (or drama) of personal distress; designed to arouse sympathy

(... is a kind of narration ) a story about fairies; told to amuse children

(... is a kind of narration ) a tale in rhymed verse for children

(... is an instance of narration) an uncompleted series of tales written after 1387 by Geoffrey Chaucer

Definition 3: (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth - [noun denoting communication]

(narration is a kind of ...) a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)

"he always turns first to the business section" "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"

(narration belongs to category ...) study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)

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