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Overview of noun story

The noun story has 6 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (36) 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")

2. (14) story

(a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events; "he writes stories for the magazines")

3. (7) 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?")

4. (3) 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")

5. (2) 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")

6. (1) 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?") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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