Definition of Biography

1. Noun. An account of the series of events making up a person's life.

Exact synonyms: Life, Life History, Life Story
Generic synonyms: Account, Chronicle, History, Story
Specialized synonyms: Autobiography, Hagiography, Profile
Specialized synonyms: Parallel Lives
Derivative terms: Biographer, Biographical



Definition of Biography

1. n. The written history of a person's life.

Definition of Biography

1. Noun. A person's life story, especially one published. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To write a biography of. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Biography

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Medical Definition of Biography

1. 1. The written history of a person's life. 2. Biographical writings in general. Origin: Gr.; life + to write: cf. F. Biographie. (21 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biography

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biography (current term)
biographying
biogravics
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biohazard symbols
biohazardous
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bioheat
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Literary usage of Biography

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Book-prices Current: A Record of Prices at which Books Have Been Sold at Auction (1899)
"Granger (I.) Biographical History, 5621 Greek ana Roman biography (Smith), 116 Grimaldi (Joseph). Memoirs, by Dickens, 4168 Gronow (Capt. ..."

2. Studies of a Biographer by Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"STUDIES OF A BIOGRAPHER NATIONAL biography MR. SIDNEY LEE has recently (February) delivered at the Royal Institution a lecture upon National biography. ..."

3. Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Thomas Marc Parrott (1904)
"biography It has sometimes been said that we know next to nothing about Shakespeare the man; but this statement is far from accurate. ..."

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