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Dictionary definition for: Story

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

3. (n) structure consisting of a room or set of rooms comprising a single level of a multilevel building; "what level is the office on?"

4. (n) 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. (n) 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. (n) a trivial lie; "he told a fib about eating his spinach" "how can I stop my child from telling stories?"

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