Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun story

6 senses of story

Sense 1
narrative, narration, story, tale -- (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")
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

Sense 2
story -- (a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events; "he writes stories for the magazines")
       => fiction -- (a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact)

Sense 3
floor, level, storey, story -- (a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; "what level is the office on?")
       => structure, construction -- (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons")

Sense 4
history, account, chronicle, story -- (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")
       => record -- (anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; "the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques")

Sense 5
report, news report, story, account, write up -- (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")
       => news -- (information reported in a newspaper or news magazine; "the news of my death was greatly exaggerated")

Sense 6
fib, story, tale, tarradiddle, taradiddle -- (a trivial lie; "he told a fib about eating his spinach"; "how can I stop my child from telling stories?")
       => lie, prevarication -- (a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth)

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