true story

Definition of true story

:an account of something that really happened

Word by Word Definitions

true play
  1. : being in accordance with the actual state of affairs

  2. : conformable to an essential reality

  3. : fully realized or fulfilled

  1. : in accordance with fact or reality

  2. : without deviation

  3. : without variation from type

  1. : truth, reality

  2. : the quality or state of being accurate (as in alignment or adjustment)

  1. : to make level, square, balanced, or concentric : bring or restore to a desired mechanical accuracy or form

story play
  1. : history

  2. : history

  3. : an account of incidents or events

  1. : to narrate or describe in story

  2. : to adorn with a story or a scene from history

  1. : the space in a building between two adjacent floor levels or between a floor and the roof

  2. : a set of rooms in such a space

  3. : a unit of measure equal to the height of the story of a building


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