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Definition 1: 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 narrative or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for narrative in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Definition 2: consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • narrative poetry

(narrative is similar to ...) able or tending to communicate

"was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"

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