DESCRIPTION › a description of a series of real or imaginary events which is intended to entertain people: a horror/detective story the story of the revolution Tell us a story, Mum. She reads stories to the children every night.
REPORT › a report in a newspaper, magazine, or news programme: Today's main story is the hurricane in Texas.
EXPLANATION › an explanation of why something happened, which may not be true: Did he tell you the same story about why he was late?
BUILDING › US spelling of storey