Synonyms of 'story'
1 taleDictionary, romance, narrativea popular love story with a happy ending
Her taste in fiction was for historical romances.
He began his narrative with the day of the murder.
his magnificent history of broadcasting in Canada
She went public with her version of events.
He had all but finished writing a first novel.
the legends of ancient Greece
this vast chronicle of Napoleonic times
Doug has a yarn or two to tell me about his trips into the bush.
It was a depressing recital of childhood abuse.
2 anecdoteDictionary, account, taleThe parents all shared interesting stories about their children.
3 lieDictionary, falsehood, fibHe invented some story about a cousin.
I've had enough of your lies.
He accused them of knowingly spreading falsehoods about him.
She told innocent fibs.
Total recycling is a fiction.
The Authority accused estate agents of using blatant untruths.
porky (British, slang)
pork pie (British, slang)
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An account is a written or spoken report of something that has happened.
He gave a detailed account of what had happened that night.
An article is a piece of writing that is published in a newspaper or magazine.
a newspaper article
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