Synonyms and Antonyms of story

  1. 1 a work with imaginary characters and events that is shorter and usually less complex than a novel he's a talented writer, but his quirky stories will never find a wide readership Synonyms of story narrative, novelette, novella, short story, tale, yarn Words Related to story bedtime story; exemplum, fable, parable; anecdote, joke; fairy tale, folktale, legend, myth, romance; account, annals, chronicle, history, record, report

  2. 2 a brief account of something interesting that happened especially to one personally Grandpa is always telling stories about what it was like growing up on a farm Synonyms of story anecdote, tale, yarn Words Related to story episode, event, happening, incident, occurrence; recital, recitation

  3. 3 a report of recent events or facts not previously known a story in the morning paper about plans for a new library Synonyms of story advice(s), 411 [slang], gen [chiefly British], info, information, intelligence, item, news, tidings, uncos [chiefly Scottish], wordWords Related to story announcement, bulletin, communication, correspondence, dispatch, message, reportage; dope, lowdown, scoop, tidbit (also titbit), tip; gossip, rumor, tale, tattle; feedback; disinformation, propaganda

  4. 4 a relating of events usually in the order in which they happened gave us the whole story of the accident Synonyms of story chronicle, chronology, commentary (usually commentaries), history, narration, narrative, record, report, accountWords Related to story version; deposition, documentation, testament, testimonial, testimony, witness; annals, blog, diary, journal, log, logbook, memoir; minutes, procès-verbal; anecdote, tale, yarn; epic, saga; gest (or geste), romance; recital, recitation; case history, case study

  5. 5 a rumor or report of a personal or sensational nature stories going around that the old man had died with thousands of dollars hidden under his mattress Synonyms of story canard, tale, whisperWords Related to story dirt, gossip, scuttlebutt, talebearing, talk, tattle; dirty laundry, dirty linen; defamation, libel, slander; hearsay; fable, fabrication, fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, fib, lie, mendacity, prevarication, untruth, whopper

  6. 6 a statement known by its maker to be untrue and made in order to deceive she tells stories just to get attention, so don't believe that stuff about her father being somebody important Synonyms of story fable, fabrication, fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, fib, mendacity, prevarication, lie, tale, taradiddle (or tarradiddle), untruth, whopperWords Related to story distortion, exaggeration, half-truth; ambiguity, equivocation, obliquity; defamation, libel, slander; perjury; bluff, fiction, pose, pretense (or pretence); humbug, jive, nonsense; canard, fallacy, misconception, myth; falsification, misinformation, misreport, misrepresentation, misstatement; deceit, deceitfulness, dishonesty, duplicity, fraudulenceNear Antonyms of story fact, truism, verity; honesty, truthfulness, veracity; authentication, confirmation, substantiation, validation, verificationAntonyms of story truth

  7. 7 the unfolding of events in a dramatic or literary work the story proceeds at a pace that many readers will find a bit too leisurely Synonyms of story plot, action, story lineWords Related to story subplot; arc, development; design, outline, plan, scheme; argument, mythos, subject, theme

  8. 8 position with regard to conditions and circumstances management is trying to figure out what the story is with the accident down in the warehouse Synonyms of story ball game, deal, footing, picture, posture, scene, status, situationWords Related to story rank, standing; place, spot, state; score, status quo

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