A number told or counted off; a reckoning by count; an enumeration; a count, in distinction from measure or weight; a number reckoned or stated.
That which is told; an oral relation or recital; any rehearsal of what has occured; narrative; discourse; statement; history; story.
A count or declaration.
To tell stories.
a relatively short and detailed story of a real or imagined event. a literary example of such a story. See also folktale; tall tale.
2,3 A story for children that includes fantastic forces and elements of magic.
n. a simple narrative of some real and imaginary incident in prose or verse without a complicated plot.
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; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"
a trivial lie; "he told a fib about eating his spinach"; "how can I stop my child from telling stories?"
a more general term than a short story, since the latter is applied to a narrative that follows a fairly technical pattern, and the former denotes any short narrative
a story that is told