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1. story (om kommunikation) a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis narrative was interesting.
Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)narration, narrative, tale


Mindre specifikke termercontent, message, subject matter, substance


Mere specifikke termerfairy story, fairy tale, fairytale, folk tale, folktale, nursery rhyme, sob story, sob stuff, tall tale, tearjerker


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerCanterbury Tales

2. story (om kommunikation) a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe writes stories for the magazines.


Mindre specifikke termerfiction


Mere specifikke termeradventure story, allegory, apologue, fable, fable, heroic tale, legend, love story, mystery, mystery story, myth, parable, parable, plot, romance, short story, whodunit


Omfatter disse specifikke termeranticlimax, bathos, climax, culmination

3. story (om genstand) a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat level is the office on?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)floor, level, storey


Mindre specifikke termerconstruction, structure


Mere specifikke termerattic, basement, cellar, entresol, first floor, garret, ground floor, ground level, loft, loft, mezzanine, mezzanine floor


Omfatter disse overordnede termerbuilding, edifice

4. story (om kommunikation) a record or narrative description of past events


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA history of France.
He gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president.
The story of exposure to lead.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)account, chronicle, history


Mindre specifikke termerrecord


Mere specifikke termerancient history, annals, biography, case history, chronological record, etymology, historical document, historical paper, historical record, life, life history, life story, recital


Overordnet emneområdehistory

5. story (om kommunikation) a short account of the news


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe report of his speech.
The story was on the 11 o'clock news.
The account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)account, news report, report, write up


Mindre specifikke termernews


Mere specifikke termerbulletin, communique, despatch, dispatch, exclusive, newsletter, newssheet, scoop, urban legend

6. story (om kommunikation) a trivial lie


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe told a fib about eating his spinach.
How can I stop my child from telling stories?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fib, tale, taradiddle, tarradiddle


Mindre specifikke termerlie, prevarication


Mere specifikke termercock-and-bull story, fairy story, fairy tale, fairytale, song and dance









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