chronological

[[t]krɒ̱nəlɒ̱ʤɪk(ə)l[/t]]
1) ADJ: usu ADJ n If things are described or shown in chronological order, they are described or shown in the order in which they happened.

I have arranged these stories in chronological order.

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chronologically ADV ADV after v, ADV -ed/adj

The exhibition is organised chronologically.

2) ADJ: ADJ n If you refer to someone's chronological age, you are referring to the number of years they have lived, in contrast to their mental age or the stage they have reached in their physical or emotional development. [FORMAL]

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  • chronological — arranged in order by time, 1610s, from CHRONOLOGY (Cf. chronology) + ICAL (Cf. ical). Chronological order is attested by 1754. Related: Chronologically …   Etymology dictionary

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  • chronological — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the establishment of dates and time sequences. 2) (of a record of events) starting with the earliest and following the order in which they occurred. DERIVATIVES chronologically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • chronological — [krän΄ə läj′i kəl] adj. [< CHRONOLOGY + ICAL] 1. arranged in the order of occurrence 2. of chronology; esp., containing or relating to an account of events in the order of their occurrence: Also chronologic chronologically adv …   English World dictionary

  • chronological — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ strictly ▪ a strictly chronological account of the events ▪ broadly, roughly …   Collocations dictionary

  • chronological — chron|o|log|i|cal [ˌkrɔnəˈlɔdʒıkəl US ˌkra:nəˈla: ] adj 1.) arranged according to when things happened or were made ▪ We arranged the documents in chronological order . 2.) chronological age a person s chronological age is how old they actually… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Chronological — Chronologic Chron o*log ic, Chronological Chron o*log ic*al, a. [Gr. ?.] Relating to chronology; containing an account of events in the order of time; according to the order of time; as, chronological tables. Raleigh. {Chron o*log ic*al*ly}, adv …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chronological — also chronologic adjective Date: 1614 of, relating to, or arranged in or according to the order of time < chronological tables of American history >; also reckoned in units of time < chronological age > • chronologically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chronological — chronologically, adv. /kron l oj i keuhl/, adj. 1. arranged in the order of time: a chronological list of events. 2. pertaining to or in accordance with chronology: a chronological process. Also, chronologic. [1605 15; CHRONOLOG(Y) + ICAL] * * * …   Universalium

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