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story

noun

1 story

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.

synonyms: narration, narrative, tale.

Roget 825: excitability, impetuosity, vehemence; boisterousness etc. adj.; turbulence; impatience, intolerance, nonendurance; irritability etc. (irascibility) 901; ... show more

Roget 594: description, account, statement, report; expose etc. (disclosure) 529; specification, particulars; state of facts, summary of facts; brief ... show more

Roget 191: receptacle; inclosure etc. 232; recipient, receiver, reservatory.    compartment; cell, cellule; follicle; hole, corner, niche, ... show more

Dutch: verhaal, verhalend, vertelde, vertellen
Polish: bajeczka, bajka, bajda



2 story

A piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events.

Polish: opowieść

3 story

A structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale.

synonyms: floor, level, storey.

Roget 204: layer, stratum, strata, course, bed, zone, substratum, substrata, floor, flag, stage, story, tier, slab, ... show more

Dutch: etage, verdieping
Polish: kondygnacja

4 story

A record or narrative description of past events:
— A history of France.
— The story of exposure to lead.

synonyms: account, chronicle, history.

Dutch: geschiedenis, historie, kroniek, Kronieken, rekening, story, verhaal, vertelling
Polish: kronika

5 story

A short account of the news:
— The story was on the 11 o'clock news.

synonyms: account, news report, report, write up.

Polish: doniesienie

6 story

A trivial lie.

synonyms: fib, tale, taradiddle, tarradiddle.

Roget 546: untruth, falsehood, lie, story, thing that is not, fib, bounce, crammer, taradiddle, whopper; jhuth.    forgery, fabrication, invention; ... show more

Dutch: leugentje
Polish: bujda, bujda na resorach


Moby thesaurus: Clio, Muse of history, account, action, adventures, alibi, allegation, allegory, anagnorisis, anecdotage, anecdote, angle, annals, architectonics, architecture, argument, article, assertion, atmosphere, autobiography ... show more.

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