Origin of stature
Examples from the Web for stature
They have the stature and the position and the power to do so.
No major Hollywood movie star of your stature is out, male or female.
Neither of them could imagine an identity wholly separate from their stature as a power couple.
As Bach on the Subways has grown in size and stature, its audience has expanded beyond surprised strangers.
Dern has fame and the stature and rightful venerability of age on his side, Isaac does not.
For he was in no sense as nobly human of stature, as deeply aware of the life about him, as Moussorgsky.Musical Portraits|Paul Rosenfeld
You just try to give these children the power and stature of men and see what they will be like.Under Western Eyes|Joseph Conrad
The good-wife saw that he was great of stature; and the farm-folk were much afraid of him.Beowulf|R. W. Chambers
But linear measurements such as the stature cannot be compared with volumetric measurements, such as the weight.Pedagogical Anthropology|Maria Montessori
Though in stature somewhat below the middle size, he was vigorously and finely formed.
British Dictionary definitions for stature
Word Origin for stature
Word Origin and History for stature
c.1300, "height," from Old French stature, from Latin statura "height, size of body, size, growth," from stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand," with derivatives meaning "place or thing that is standing" (see stet). Figurative sense first recorded 1834.