Word of the Day: Story

sto-ry / stôrē   noun sense 1
  1. an account of events; an anecdote
Behind every smile, there’s a story of a personal struggle. Adrienne C. Moore, 1980-  
  1. a fictitious tale shorter than a novel
If you can’t sit in a café quietly and be ignored, how can you observe human nature and write a story? Evangeline Lilly, 1979-  
  1. a news piece, whether broadcast or written/printed
Whether you work in news, sport, politics, whatever, it’s exactly the same; a story is a story, is a story. Jill Douglas, 1969-  
  1. situation
In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story. Walter Cronkite, 1916-2009   sense 2
  1. the space in a building between two adjacent floors
It is bad luck to fall out of a thirteenth story window on a Friday. American Proverb   verb
  1. to adorn with an account from history or some other anecdote
You get to be wiser by storying the world and seeing it through other forms of consciousness than your own. Aidan Chambers, 1934-