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sto•ry1(ˈstɔr i, ˈstoʊr i)
n., pl. -ries, n.
sto•ry2(ˈstɔr i, ˈstoʊr i)
n., pl. -ries.
Sto•ry(ˈstɔr i, ˈstoʊr i)
You refer to the different levels in a building as its storeys or floors. If you are saying how many levels a building has, you usually use storeys.
'Storey' is spelled story in American English. The plural of story is stories.
A description of a series of real events can also be called a story.
In American English, a story is also one of the floors or levels in a building.
In British English, one of these floors is called a storey.
|Noun||1.||storey - a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; "what level is the office on?"|
basement, cellar - the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
first floor, ground floor, ground level - the floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building
attic, garret, loft - floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
loft - floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space