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Noun: story  sto-ree
  1. A message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
    "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children";
    - narrative, narration, tale
  2. A piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events
    "he writes stories for the magazines"
  3. A structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
    - floor, level, storey
  4. A record or narrative description of past events
    "the story of exposure to lead";
    - history, account, chronicle
  5. A short account of the news
    "the story was on the 11 o'clock news";
    - report, news report, account, write up
  6. A trivial lie
    "how can I stop my child from telling stories?";
    - fib, tale, tarradiddle [informal], taradiddle [informal], porky [Brit, informal], porky pie [Brit, informal]

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Derived forms: stories

Type of: construction, content, fiction, lie[2], message, news, prevarication, record, structure, subject matter, substance

Part of: building, edifice

Encyclopedia: Story, Thomas