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History vs. Story

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  • History (noun)

    The aggregate of past events.

    "History repeats itself if we don’t learn from its mistakes."

  • History (noun)

    The branch of knowledge that studies the past; the assessment of notable events.

    "He teaches history at the university."

    "History will not look kindly on these tyrants."

    "He dreams of an invention that will make history."

  • History (noun)

    A set of events involving an entity.

    "What is your medical history?"

    "The family's history includes events best forgotten."

  • History (noun)

    A record or narrative description of past events.

    "I really enjoyed Shakespeare's tragedies more than his histories."

  • History (noun)

    A list of past and continuing medical conditions of an individual or family.

    "A personal medical history is required for the insurance policy."

    "He has a history of cancer in his family."

  • History (noun)

    A record of previous user events, especially of visited web pages in a browser.

    "I visited a great site yesterday but forgot the URL. Luckily, I didn't clear my history."

  • History (noun)

    Something that no longer exists or is no longer relevant.

    "I told him that if he doesn't get his act together, he's history."

  • History (noun)

    Shared experience or interaction.

    "There is too much history between them for them to split up now."

    "He has had a lot of history with the police."

  • History (verb)

    To narrate or record.

  • Story (noun)

    A sequence of real or fictional events; or, an account of such a sequence.

    "The book tells the story of two roommates."

  • Story (noun)

    A lie, fiction.

    "You’ve been telling stories again, haven’t you?"

  • Story (noun)

    A soap opera.

    "What will she do without being able to watch her stories?"

  • Story (noun)

    History.

  • Story (noun)

    A sequence of events, or a situation, such as might be related in an account.

    "What's the story with him?"

    "I tried it again; same story, no error message, nothing happened."

    "ux|en|The images it captured help tell a story of extreme loss: 25 percent of its ice and four of its 19 glaciers have disappeared since 1957. File:The images it captured help tell a story.ogg"

  • Story (noun)

    }} A temporary collection of a user's recently publicized snaps.

  • Story (noun)

    A building or edifice.

  • Story (noun)

    A floor or level of a building; a storey.

    "floor|level"

    "Our shop was on the fourth story of the building, so we had to install an elevator."

  • Story (verb)

    To tell as a story; to relate or narrate about.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • History (noun)

    A learning or knowing by inquiry; the knowledge of facts and events, so obtained; hence, a formal statement of such information; a narrative; a description; a written record; as, the history of a patient's case; the history of a legislative bill.

  • History (noun)

    A systematic, written account of events, particularly of those affecting a nation, institution, science, or art, and usually connected with a philosophical explanation of their causes; a true story, as distinguished from a romance; - distinguished also from annals, which relate simply the facts and events of each year, in strict chronological order; from biography, which is the record of an individual's life; and from memoir, which is history composed from personal experience, observation, and memory.

  • History

    To narrate or record.

  • Story (noun)

    A set of rooms on the same floor or level; a floor, or the space between two floors. Also, a horizontal division of a building's exterior considered architecturally, which need not correspond exactly with the stories within.

  • Story (noun)

    A narration or recital of that which has occurred; a description of past events; a history; a statement; a record.

  • Story (noun)

    The relation of an incident or minor event; a short narrative; a tale; especially, a fictitious narrative less elaborate than a novel; a short romance.

  • Story (noun)

    A euphemism or child's word for "a lie;" a fib; as, to tell a story.

  • Story

    To tell in historical relation; to make the subject of a story; to narrate or describe in story.

Webster Dictionary
  • History (noun)

    the aggregate of past events;

    "a critical time in the school's history"

  • History (noun)

    the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future;

    "all of human history"

  • History (noun)

    a record or narrative description of past events;

    "a history of France"

    "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"

    "the story of exposure to lead"

  • History (noun)

    the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings;

    "he teaches Medieval history"

    "history takes the long view"

  • History (noun)

    all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge;

    "the dawn of recorded history"

    "from the beginning of history"

  • Story (noun)

    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"

  • Story (noun)

    a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events;

    "he writes stories for the magazines"

  • Story (noun)

    structure consisting of a room or set of rooms comprising a single level of a multilevel building;

    "what level is the office on?"

  • Story (noun)

    a record or narrative description of past events;

    "a history of France"

    "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"

    "the story of exposure to lead"

  • Story (noun)

    a short account of the news;

    "the 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"

  • Story (noun)

    a trivial lie;

    "he told a fib about eating his spinach"

    "how can I stop my child from telling stories?"

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