story

From Wiktionary
Jump to: navigation, search
story is part of the Basic English 850.
Bnc1.png
story is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
story

Other spellings[change]

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈstɔːɹi/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
story

Plural
stories

  1. (countable) A story is a piece of text that tells someone who reads it about a real or fictional (made up) event.
    This story is about a little girl who is eaten by a wolf.
    The film is based on a true story.
  2. (countable) A story is a lie.
    Mother told me to stop telling stories.
  3. (countable) (mostly US) A story is a floor or level in a building.
    My room is five stories up.