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  Definition of story
  1. structure consisting of a room or set of rooms comprising a single level of a multilevel building; "what level is the office on?"
  2. a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events; "he writes stories for the magazines"
  3. 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"
  4. a short account of the news; "the report of his speech"; "the story was on the 11 o''clock news"; "the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious"
  5. a trivial lie; "he told a fib about eating his spinach"; "how can I stop my child from telling stories?"
  6. 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; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney''s stories entertain adults as well as children"
Similar Words: floor, level, storey, history, account, chronicle, report, news report, write up, fib, tale, tarradiddle, taradiddle, narrative, narration

 

Hyponyms: basement, cellar, ground floor, first floor, ground level, loft, attic, garret, mezzanine, mezzanine floor, adventure story, heroic tale, mystery, mystery story, whodunit, love story, romance, legend, fable, short story, parable, allegory, apologue, myth, plot, ancient history, etymology, case history, historical document, historical paper, historical record, annals, chronological record, biography, life, life story, life history, recital, newsletter, newssheet, bulletin, dispatch, despatch, communique, exclusive, scoop, fairytale, fairy tale, fairy story, cock-and-bull story, song and dance, tearjerker, Canterbury Tales, tall tale, folktale, folk tale, sob story, sob stuff, nursery rhyme

 

Part Meronyms: building, edifice

 

Derivational Morphology: chronicle, write up, report, cover, describe, account, fib, tell, narrate, recount, recite

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: priča and sprat   Chinese: 故事 and  
Croatian: kat and priča   Danish: etage and historie  
Dutch: verdieping and verhaal   Finnish: kerros and tarina  
French: étage and histoire   German: Erzählung and Stockwerk  
Greek: ιστορία   Hindi: कहानी  
Hungarian: emelet and történet   Icelandic: saga  
Ido: rakonto   Irish: scéal  
Italian: piano and racconto   Japanese: 物語 and  
Korean: 이야기 and   Malay: cerita and tingkat  
Malayalam: കഥ   Maltese: storja and sular  
Polish: opowieść   Portuguese: andar and estória  
Russian: рассказ and этаж   Spanish: cuento and piso  
Swedish: historia and våning   Telugu: అంతస్తు and కత  
Ukrainian: оповідь and поверх  
 
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