- IPA: /ˈstɔː.ɹi/
story (plural stories)
- A sequence of real or fictional events; or, an account of such a sequence.
- Venice, with its unique city and its impressive story
- The four great monarchies make the subject of ancient story.
- The book tells the story of two roommates.
- A lie, fiction.
- You’ve been telling stories again, haven’t you?
- (US, colloquial, usually pluralized) A soap opera.
- What will she do without being able to watch her stories?
- 1991, Stephen King, Needful Things
- He stood on the doorstep for a minute, listening for sounds inside the house — a radio, a TV tuned to one of the stories […]
- (obsolete) History.
- A sequence of events, or a situation, such as might be related in an account.
- What's the story with him?
- I tried it again; same story, no error message, nothing happened.
- The images it captured help tell a story of extreme loss: 25 percent of its ice and four of its 19 glaciers have disappeared since 1957.
- (Internet) A chronological collection of pictures or short videos published by a user on an application or website that is typically only available for a short period.
- stop posting entire concerts on your story
- (account) tome
- (lie) See lie#Synonyms|lie
- (soap opera) soap opera, serial
- (sequence of events; situtation) narrative
- French: histoire, conte
- German: Erzählung, Geschichte
- Italian: racconto, storia
- Portuguese: estória, história, conto
- Russian: расска́з
- Spanish: relato, crónica, historia
story (stories, present participle storying; past and past participle storied)
- To tell as a story; to relate or narrate about.
- 1611 April (first recorded performance), William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Cymbeline”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act I, scene v]:
- How worthy he is I will leave to appear hereafter, rather than story him in his own hearing.
- It is storied of the brazen colossus in Rhodes, that it was seventy cubits high.
story (plural stories)
- (obsolete) A building or edifice.
- (chiefly US) A floor or level of a building; a storey.
- Synonyms: floor, level
- 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, chapter I:
- The lower story of the market-house was open on all four of its sides to the public square.
- Our shop was on the fourth story of the building, so we had to install an elevator.
- (typography) Alternative form of storey#English|storey
- An unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Arkansas.
- An unincorporated community in Van Buren Township, Brown County.
- A ghost town in St. Clair County, Missouri.
- An unincorporated community in Sioux County, Nebraska.
- A census-designated place in Sheridan County, Wyoming.