Synonyms of story in English:

story


See definition of story

noun

1‘an adventure story’

SYNONYMS

tale, narrative, account, recital

anecdote

chronicle, history

informal yarn, spiel

2‘the novel has a good story’

SYNONYMS

plot, storyline, scenario, chain of events

technical diegesis

3‘the story appeared in the papers in the usual tabloid style’

SYNONYMS

news item, news report, article, feature, piece

exclusive, exposé

spoiler

informal scoop

4‘there have been a lot of stories going round, as you can imagine’

SYNONYMS

rumour, piece of gossip, piece of hearsay, whisper

speculation

on dit

informal kidology

NZ Australian informal furphy

5‘Harper changed his story about how the fire started’

SYNONYMS

testimony, statement, report, account, version, description, representation

6‘Ellie never told stories—she had always believed in the truth’

SYNONYMS

lie, fib, falsehood, untruth, fabrication, fiction, piece of fiction

white lie

Irish pishogue

West Indian nancy story

informal tall story, fairy story, fairy tale, cock and bull story, shaggy-dog story, whopper, terminological inexactitude, fish story

British informal pork pie, porky pie, porky

ANTONYMS

the truth