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See definition of narrative on Dictionary.com
  • adj.storylike, chronological
  • nounstory, tale

synonyms for narrative

  • historical
  • anecdotal
  • fictional
  • fictive
  • narrated
  • recounted
  • reported
  • retold
  • sequential
See also synonyms for: narratives
  • account
  • anecdote
  • book
  • chronicle
  • chronology
  • description
  • detail
  • fiction
  • history
  • narration
  • plot
  • version
  • line
  • potboiler
  • recount
  • report
  • statement
  • yarn
  • long and short of it

antonyms for narrative

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  • rambling
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    Contrary to the accepted narrative about how to build a championship contender, the Heat have gotten to this stage with historically limited playoff experience and an unusually deep ensemble cast of contributors around star Jimmy Butler.
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    Even if you accept those terms, our own review raised issues with how the game develops its narrative.
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    Friday, while Bry blasted him, he again went to that national narrative.
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    The product at Tesla that’s always been first-rate is the narrative.
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    WORDS RELATED TO NARRATIVE

    • ABCs
    • annal
    • blow-by-blow
    • bulletin
    • chronicle
    • detail
    • explanation
    • history
    • lowdown
    • make
    • narration
    • narrative
    • play by play
    • recital
    • report
    • run down
    • score
    • story
    • tab
    • take
    • tale
    • the picture
    • the whole picture
    • version
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