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Definition of Story

Story

  1. A set of rooms on the same floor or level; a floor, or the space between two floors. Also, a horizontal division of a building's exterior considered architecturally, which need not correspond exactly with the stories within.
  2. A narration or recital of that which has occurred; a description of past events; a history; a statement; a record.
  3. The relation of an incident or minor event; a short narrative; a tale; especially, a fictitious narrative less elaborate than a novel; a short romance.
  4. A euphemism or child's word for "a lie;" a fib; as, to tell a story.
  5. To tell in historical relation; to make the subject of a story; to narrate or describe in story.

Story Quotations

The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.
Melody Beattie

The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.
Jimi Hendrix

I never feel lonely if I've got a book - they're like old friends. Even if you're not reading them over and over again, you know they are there. And they're part of your history. They sort of tell a story about your journey through life.
Emilia Fox

Technology can be our best friend, and technology can also be the biggest party pooper of our lives. It interrupts our own story, interrupts our ability to have a thought or a daydream, to imagine something wonderful, because we're too busy bridging the walk from the cafeteria back to the office on the cell phone.
Steven Spielberg

At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies also at the heart of the Christmas story. A young mother and a dutiful father with their baby were joined by poor shepherds and visitors from afar. They came with their gifts to worship the Christ child.
Queen Elizabeth II
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Story Translations

story in Afrikaans is storie, verdieping, verhaal, geskiedenis
story in Dutch is etage, verdieping
story in Finnish is kerros, historia
story in Italian is farsa, rapporto, fiaba, racconto, storia
story in Latin is fabula
story in Norwegian is etasje
story in Spanish is conseja, historia, cuento
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