Definitions for



Overview of adj historical

The adj historical has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (11) historical

(of or relating to the study of history; "historical scholars"; "a historical perspective")

2. (5) historical

(having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary; "the historical Jesus"; "doubt that a historical Camelot every existed"; "actual historical events")

3. (5) historic, historical

(belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past; "historic victories"; "historical (or historic) times"; "a historical character")

4. diachronic, historical

(used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time; "diachronic linguistics")

Synonym.com © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices