Origin of status
Examples from the Web for status
When the problem is already political, when the intolerable situation is the status quo?Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Defenders of the status quo claim the old rules protect consumers.Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB?|Adam Thierer, Christopher Koopman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
DNA tests were used to confirm Albert's status as father in both cases, following protracted legal battles.Princess Charlene Gives Birth To Twins Gabriella and Jacques|Tom Sykes|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“No change in status for birds,” Kocurek wrote in October 2012.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.|David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When we assign a primitive “not me” status to another individual or social group, it can—and does—take us down a destructive path.
What can you learn about the present status of the parochial school movement, especially in your own vicinity?Aliens or Americans?|Howard B. Grose
Is it in order to degrade their superiors, to raise the status of menials?The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
It won't take us long to get your status, pay your fine, or get the judge to suspend your sentence.
Yet despite her status as hostage and Earthwoman, she was afraid.The Women-Stealers of Thrayx|Fox B. Holden
Like others, in their first contact with midgets, he was giving Davy the status of a child.
British Dictionary definitions for status
noun plural -tuses
Word Origin for status
Word Origin and History for status
1670s, "height," later "legal standing of a person" (1791), from Latin status "condition, position, state, manner, attitude," from stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Sense of "social or professional standing" is from 1820. Status symbol first recorded 1955.
Medicine definitions for status
Culture definitions for status
The relative position of an individual within a group, or of a group within a society.