Origin of status
Synonyms for status
Related Words for statusdignity, prominence, place, stature, position, prestige, quality, condition, situation, rating, standing, caliber, capacity, degree, renown, grade, footing, character, merit, cachet
Examples from the Web for status
Contemporary Examples of 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
January 3, 2015
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
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
December 10, 2014
“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
When we assign a primitive “not me” status to another individual or social group, it can—and does—take us down a destructive path.Ferguson, Immigration, and ‘Us Vs. Them’
November 27, 2014
Historical Examples of status
These things are mentioned to establish my status in the premises.The Old Game
Samuel G. Blythe
There was no especial need of deciding which one of them marked his present status.The Dominant Strain
Anna Chapin Ray
They give a new position to the rural community and to the farmer's status in it.The Farmer and His Community
Rather than that, we should prefer a hundred times the present status.The Destroyer
Burton Egbert Stevenson
But what was to be her reception there, what her status, what her fortunes?Nobody
Louis Joseph Vance
noun plural -tuses
Word Origin 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.
The relative position of an individual within a group, or of a group within a society.