Associations to the word «Story»


STORY, noun. A sequence of real or fictional events; or, an account of such a sequence.
STORY, noun. A lie.
STORY, noun. (US) (colloquial) (usually pluralized) A soap opera.
STORY, noun. (obsolete) History.
STORY, noun. A sequence of events, or a situation, such as might be related in an account.
STORY, verb. To tell as a story; to relate or narrate about.
STORY, noun. (obsolete) A building or edifice.
STORY, noun. (chiefly US) A floor or level of a building; a storey.
STORY ARC, noun. An extended or continuing storyline in episodic storytelling media such as television or comic books.
STORY ARCS, noun. Plural of story arc
STORY BEAT, noun. An interaction, between characters in a drama, that advances the plot
STORY BEATS, noun. Plural of story beat
STORY EDITOR, noun. A script editor
STORY LINE, noun. Alternative form of storyline
STORY LINES, noun. Plural of story line
STORY OF MY LIFE, noun. A rueful expression used to indicate that a previously described incident (often a mishap) is typical of what tends to happen to the speaker
STORY OF ONE'S LIFE, noun. An autobiography

Dictionary definition

STORY, noun. 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".
STORY, noun. A piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events; "he writes stories for the magazines".
STORY, noun. A structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; "what level is the office on?".
STORY, noun. 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".
STORY, noun. 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".
STORY, noun. A trivial lie; "he told a fib about eating his spinach"; "how can I stop my child from telling stories?".

Wise words

Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good.