Origin of status
Synonyms for status
Related Words for statusesdignity, prominence, place, stature, position, prestige, quality, condition, situation, rating, standing, caliber, capacity, degree, renown, grade, footing, character, merit, cachet
Examples from the Web for statuses
Contemporary Examples of statuses
Blogs, for example, are all too similar to commonplace books, as are Tweets, Facebook statuses, and Tumblr posts.Social Media: Nothing New? Commonplace Books As Predecessor to Pinterest
August 16, 2012
As for Barbie's happiness with her original love, time and their Facebook statuses will tell.How Ken Won Barbie's Heart Back
February 14, 2011
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.