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NOUN (3)

1. a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program;
- Example: "his narrative was interesting"
- Example: "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"
[syn: narrative, narration, story, tale]

2. the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events;
- Example: "his narration was hesitant"
[syn: narration, recital, yarn]

3. (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

narration \nar*ra"tion\, n. [L. narratio: cf. F. narration.] 1. The act of telling or relating the particulars of an event; a recital of certain events, usually in chronological order; rehearsal. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is related; the relation in words or writing of the particulars of any transaction or event, or of any series of transactions or events; a narrative; story; history. [1913 Webster] 3. (Rhet.) That part of a discourse which recites the time, manner, or consequences of an action, or simply states the facts connected with the subject. [1913 Webster] Syn: Account; recital; rehearsal; relation; description; explanation; detail; narrative; story; tale; history. See Account. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

narration n 1: a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children" [syn: narrative, narration, story, tale] 2: the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant" [syn: narration, recital, yarn] 3: (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

33 Moby Thesaurus words for "narration": account, anecdotage, anecdote, chronicle, chronicling, describing, description, detailing, epic, epos, narrative, portrayal, reading, recital, recitation, recording, recountal, recounting, rehearsal, relating, relation, report, retelling, revelation, review, saga, story, tale, tale-telling, telling, unfolding, yarn, yarn spinning