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 narrative, novelette, novella, short story, tale, yarn Related Words 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 anecdote, tale, yarn Related Words 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 advice(s), 411 [slang], gen [chiefly British], info, information, intelligence, item, news, tidings, uncos [chiefly Scottish], wordRelated Words 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 chronicle, chronology, commentary (usually commentaries), history, narration, narrative, record, report, accountRelated Words 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 canard, tale, whisperRelated Words 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 fable, fabrication, fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, fib, mendacity, prevarication, lie, tale, taradiddle (or tarradiddle), untruth, whopperRelated Words 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 fact, truism, verity; honesty, truthfulness, veracity; authentication, confirmation, substantiation, validation, verificationAntonyms 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 plot, action, story lineRelated Words 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 ball game, deal, footing, picture, posture, scene, status, situationRelated Words rank, standing; place, spot, state; score, status quo

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