recorded or celebrated in history or story:
the storied cities of ancient Greece.
ornamented with designs representing historical, legendary, or similar subjects.
having stories or floors (often used in combination):
a two-storied house.
noun, plural stories.
a narrative, either true or fictitious, in prose or verse, designed to interest, amuse, or instruct the hearer or reader; tale.
a fictitious tale, shorter and less elaborate than a novel.
such narratives or tales as a branch of literature:
song and story.
the plot or succession of incidents of a novel, poem, drama, etc.:
The characterizations were good, but the story was weak.
a narration of an incident or a series of events or an example of these that is or may be narrated, as an anecdote, joke, etc.
a narration of the events in the life of a person or the existence of a thing, or such events as a subject for narration:
the story of medicine; the story of his life.
a report or account of a matter; statement or allegation:
The story goes that he rejected the offer.
a lie or fabrication:
What he said about himself turned out to be a story.
verb (used with object), storied, storying.
to ornament with pictured scenes, as from history or legend.
Obsolete. to tell the history or story of.
recorded in history or in a story; fabled
decorated with narrative scenes or pictures
noun (pl) -ries
a narration of a chain of events told or written in prose or verse
Also called short story. a piece of fiction, briefer and usually less detailed than a novel
Also called story line. the plot of a book, film, etc
an event that could be the subject of a narrative
a report or statement on a matter or event
the event or material for such a report
(informal) a lie, fib, or untruth
cut a long story short, make a long story short, to leave out details in a narration
(informal) the same old story, the familiar or regular course of events
the story goes, it is commonly said or believed
verb (transitive) -ries, -rying, -ried
to decorate (a pot, wall, etc) with scenes from history or legends
noun (pl) -ries
another spelling (esp US) of storey
noun, plural stories. 1. a narrative, either true or fictitious, in prose or verse, designed to interest, amuse, or instruct the hearer or reader; tale. 2. a fictitious tale, shorter and less elaborate than a novel. 3. such narratives or tales as a branch of literature: song and story. 4. the plot or succession of […]
storiform sto·ri·form (stôr’ə-fôrm’) adj. Having a cartwheel pattern, such as spindle cells having elongated nuclei radiating from a center.
noun 1. an establishment where merchandise is sold, usually on a retail basis. 2. a grocery: We need bread and milk from the store. 3. a stall, room, floor, or building housing or suitable for housing a retail business. 4. a supply or stock of something, especially one for future use. 5. stores, supplies of […]
noun, plural storks (especially collectively) stork. 1. any of several wading birds of the family Ciconiidae, having long legs and a long neck and bill. Compare adjutant stork, jabiru, marabou (def 1), white stork, wood ibis. 2. the stork, this bird as the mythical or symbolic deliverer of a new baby: My brother and his […]