Narrative definition

nărə-tĭv
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Consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story.

Narrative poetry.

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Consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story.

Narrative poetry.

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Of or relating to narration.

Narrative skill.

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Of or relating to narration.

Narrative skill.

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Of, or having the nature of, narration; in story form.
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The art or practice of narrating; narration.
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The definition of a narrative is a story or tale of events.

An example of a narrative is "The Gift of the Magi."

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Occupied or concerned with narration.

A narrative poet.

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A story; account; tale.
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Any official or standard account or explanation, as of a sequence of related events.
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The art, technique, or process of narrating.

The highest form of narrative.

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A narrated account; a story.
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An explanation or interpretation of events in accordance with a particular theory, ideology, or point of view.

The competing narratives of capitalism and Marxism.

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A narrated account; a story.
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The art, technique, or process of narrating.

The highest form of narrative.

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A presentation of real-world events that connects them in a storylike way.
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An explanation or interpretation of events in accordance with a particular theory, ideology, or point of view.

The competing narratives of capitalism and Marxism.

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Telling a story.
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Of or relating to narration.

The narrative thrust of a film.

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The systematic recitation of an event or series of events.
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That which is narrated.
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A presentation of real-world events that connects them in a storylike way.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
narrative
Plural:
narratives

Origin of narrative

  • Latin narrātiō.

    From Wiktionary