(North American also story)
noun (plural storeys or stories)
- A part of a building comprising all the rooms that are on the same level: [in combination]: a three-storey buildingMore example sentences
- The apartments will be arranged in courtyards with the highest building rising to five storeys, including the penthouse level.
- A reinforced concrete structure, with doors and windows in steel, the building is eleven storeys, plus a roof terrace and basement.
- Towards the north end, the building rises to two storeys, and the roof of the colonnade forms an external gallery.
late Middle English: shortening of Latin historia 'history, story', a special use in Anglo-Latin, perhaps originally denoting a tier of painted windows or sculptures on the front of a building (representing a historical subject).