synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of narrative in English

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Borrowed from Middle French narratif.

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈnæɹətɪv/
  • (US, without the Marymarrymerry merger) IPA(key): /ˈnæɹətɪv/
  • (US, Marymarrymerry merger) IPA(key): /ˈnɛɹətɪv/
  • Hyphenation: nar‧ra‧tive

narrative (comparative more narrative, superlative most narrative)

  1. Telling a story.
  2. Overly talkative; garrulous.
  3. Of or relating to narration.

narrative (countable and uncountable, plural narratives)

  1. The systematic recitation of an event or series of events.
  2. That which is narrated.
  3. A representation of an event or story in a way to promote a certain point of view.
  4. (creative writing) A manner of conveying a story, fictional or otherwise, in a body of work.
  • narrate
  • narration
  • narrator
  • “narrative”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.
  • narrative in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
  • “narrative”, in The Century Dictionary [], New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911, →OCLC.
  • veratrina


  1. feminine singular of narratif
  • IPA(key): /nar.raˈ
  • Rhymes: -ive
  • Hyphenation: nar‧ra‧tì‧ve

narrative f pl

  1. feminine plural of narrativo

narrative f pl

  1. plural of narrativa
  • antiverrà, arrivante, interrava, rientrava, verrinata

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