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Noun history has 5 senses
  1. history - the aggregate of past events; "a critical time in the school's history"
    --1 is a kind of
    past, past times, yesteryear, yore
    --1 has parts:
     antiquity; historic period, age; Middle Ages, Dark Ages; Renaissance
  2. history - the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future; "all of human history"
    --2 is a kind of
  3. history, account, chronicle, story - a record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead"
    --3 is a kind of record
    --3 has particulars:
     ancient history; etymology; case history; historical document, historical paper, historical record; annals, chronological record; biography, life, life story, life history; recital
  4. history - the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings; "he teaches Medieval history"; "history takes the long view"
    --4 is a kind of
    humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, arts
  5. history - all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge; "the dawn of recorded history"; "from the beginning of history"
    --5 is a kind of
    cognition, knowledge, noesis
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