biography definition

  • noun:
    • a free account of someone's life written, composed, or made by another: a film biography of Adlai Stevenson; an oral biography.
    • Biographies considered as an organization, especially when considered to be a genre.
    • The writing, composition, or creation of biographies: a vocation entirely dedicated to biography.
    • your life story, specifically one published.
    • The written history of someone's life.
    • Biographical writings generally.
    • the real history of life of a person.
    • Biographical writing generally, or as a department of literature.
    • In normal history, the life-history of an animal or a plant.
    • a free account of the number of occasions making up someone's life
    • a free account of a person's life written, composed, or produced by another: a film biography of Adlai Stevenson; an oral biography.
    • Biographies thought to be friends, specially when seen as a genre.
    • The writing, composition, or production of biographies: a profession totally devoted to biography.
    • an individual's life story, especially one posted.
    • The written reputation for your life.
    • Biographical writings generally speaking.
    • The history regarding the life of a particular person.
    • Biographical writing overall, or as a department of literary works.
    • In natural history, the life-history of an animal or a plant.
    • an account associated with a number of activities making up someone's life
  • verb:
    • to create a biography of.
    • To write a biography of.

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