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Synonyms for biography
baɪˈɒg rə fi, bi-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. biography, life, life story, life history(noun)

    an account of the series of events making up a person's life

    Synonyms:
    sprightliness, life sentence, lifetime, spirit, life story, life history, life-time, life, lifespan, liveliness, living, career, aliveness, animation

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. biography

    History is a systematic record of past events. Annals and chronicles relate events with little regard to their relative importance, and with complete subserviency to their succession in time. Annals are yearly records; chronicles follow the order of time. Both necessarily lack emphasis, selection, and perspective. Archives are public records, which may be annals, or chronicles, or deeds of property, etc. Memoirs generally record the lives of individuals or facts pertaining to individual lives. A biography is distinctively a written account of one person's life and actions; an autobiography is a biography written by the person whose life it records. Annals, archives, chronicles, biographies, and memoirs and other records furnish the materials of history. History recounts events with careful attention to their importance, their mutual relations, their causes and consequences, selecting and grouping events on the ground of interest or importance. History is usually applied to such an account of events affecting communities and nations, tho sometimes we speak of the history of a single eminent life. Compare RECORD.

    See synonyms for FICTION.

    Synonyms:
    account, annals, archives, autobiography, chronicle, history, memoir, memorial, muniment, narration, narrative, recital, record, register, story

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. biography(n.)

    Synonyms:
    life, memoir, history of a person's life

  2. biography(n.)

    Synonyms:
    biographical writings

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "biography":

    biographies, biographical, bio, sketch, biographer

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How to use biography in a sentence?

  1. Rebecca West:

    Just how difficult it is to write biography can be reckoned by anybody who sits down and considers just how many people know they real truth about his or her love affairs.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Our thinking is entirely made up of our memory. All life is a video or audio cassette, it is an audiobook of biography of life experience. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Oscar Wilde:

    Biography lends to death a new terror.

  4. Sayyed Muhammad Akbar Agha:

    I think the Taliban thought it was an important time to release his biography to give assurances that he is alive and present.

  5. F Scott:

    There was never a good biography of a good novelist. There couldn't be. He is too many people if he's any good.


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