1. history, past, past times, yesteryear

usage: the aggregate of past events; "a critical time in the school's history"

2. history, account, chronicle, story, record

usage: 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"

3. history, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, arts

usage: the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings; "he teaches Medieval history"; "history takes the long view"

4. history, continuum

usage: the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future; "all of human history"

5. history, cognition, knowledge, noesis

usage: all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge; "the dawn of recorded history"; "from the beginning of history"

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