Meaning of “story” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈstɔːri/
Extra Examples
The story is based insofar as possible on notes made by Scott himself.Sit on my lap and I'll read you a story.He was recounting a story about a woman he'd met on a train.He's full of stories about his holiday.He's published several short stories in national magazines.

A2 a description of a series of real or imaginary events which is intended to entertain people:

the story of the revolution
Tell us a story, Grandpa.
She reads stories to the children every night.

a report in a newspaper, magazine, or news programme:

Today's main story is the hurricane in Texas.

an explanation of why something happened, which may not be true:

Did he tell you the same story about why he was late?

US spelling of storey

(Definition of “story” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)