Definition of chronologically in English:



  • In a way that follows the order in which events or records occurred.

    ‘the essays are arranged chronologically’
    ‘the narrative moves chronologically’
    • ‘The best way is to start chronologically, from the very beginning.’
    • ‘The chronologically arranged survey began with his small Cubist-inspired paintings of the 1950s.’
    • ‘I have selected six paintings ranging chronologically from 1963 to 1995, the year of the artist's death.’
    • ‘The second disc contains the next four episodes released chronologically in the fall of 1951.’
    • ‘I watch all his films chronologically every year.’
    • ‘These can only be more precisely dated through stylistic comparison with more chronologically secure Egyptian works.’
    • ‘Composing a personal essay does not mean achieving perfect recall and transcribing it chronologically onto the page.’
    • ‘The dates sweep chronologically from the mid-19th century to the present.’
    • ‘The entries are arranged chronologically, with no art-historical or social-historical context to bind the works or warrant such an organization.’
    • ‘He meanders roughly chronologically through his life but permits himself to digress when an incident or thought spurs a tangential memory.’