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story1

sto·ry1

story1

 
 
pronunciation:
stor i
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: stories
definition 1: an account of an event or sequence of events, either true or invented.
 
synonyms:
account, narration, narrative, tale
similar words:
anecdote, fable, relation, version
definition 2: a work of fiction that is shorter and less complex than a novel; short story.
synonyms:
short story
definition 3: the plot of a dramatic or literary work.
synonyms:
plot, story line
definition 4: a news report, article, or broadcast.
synonyms:
article, item, piece
similar words:
news
definition 5: a short humorous narration; anecdote; joke.
synonyms:
anecdote, joke
definition 6: a lie.
synonyms:
fib, lie, tale
similar words:
fable, fiction
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: storied, stories, storying
definition: to decorate with pictures representing legendary or historical scenes.
similar words:
decorate, embellish, illuminate, illustrate
derivation: storyless (adj.)
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