What does Statue mean?

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ˈstætʃ uStat·ue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. statuenoun

    a sculpture representing a human or animal

Wiktionary

  1. statuenoun

    A three-dimensional work of art, usually of a person or animal, usually created by sculpting, carving, molding, or casting.

    Etymology: From statua, derived from statuo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Statuenoun

    the likeness of a living being sculptured or modeled in some solid substance, as marble, bronze, or wax; an image; as, a statue of Hercules, or of a lion

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. statua (akin to stativus standing still), fr. stare, statum, to stand. See Stand.]

  2. Statuenoun

    a portrait

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. statua (akin to stativus standing still), fr. stare, statum, to stand. See Stand.]

  3. Statueverb

    to place, as a statue; to form a statue of; to make into a statue

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. statua (akin to stativus standing still), fr. stare, statum, to stand. See Stand.]

Freebase

  1. Statue

    A statue is a sculpture representing one or more people or animals, normally full-length, as opposed to a bust, and at least close to life-size, or larger. A small statue, usually small enough to be picked up, is called a statuette or figurine. The definition of a statue is not always clear-cut; equestrian statues, of a person on a horse, are certainly included, and in many cases, such as a Madonna and Child or a Pietà, a sculpture of two people will also be. Statues have been produced in many cultures from from prehistory to the present; the oldest known statue dating to about 30,000 years ago. The world's tallest statue is over 500 feet. Many statues are built on commission to commemorate a historical event, or the life of an influential person. Many statues are intended as public art, exhibited outdoors or in public buildings. Some statues gain fame in their own right, separate from the person or concept they represent, as with the Statue of Liberty.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Statue

    stat′ū, n. a likeness of a human being or animal carved out of some solid substance: an image—(obs.) Stat′ua.—n. Stat′ūary, the art of carving statues: a statue or a collection of statues: one who makes statues: a dealer in statues.—adj. Stat′ued, furnished with statues.—n. Statuette′, a small statue. [Fr.,—L. statuastatuĕre, to cause lo stand—stāre.]

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Statue' in Nouns Frequency: #2391

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Statue in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Statue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Statue in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I still remember two life-sized marble statues of two great scientists in the corridor of Manchester Town Hall, which I saw many years ago. One of them is of John Dalton, the founder of modern Chemistry and the Atomic Theory, while the second statue is of James Prescott Joule, the founder of modern Physics and the discoverer of the Law of Conservation of Energy. I consider myself very fortunate to be the student of the University of Manchester, the home of great scientists, Dalton and Joule. And most importantly, I am proud to be the recipient of Dalton Chemical Research Scholarship that enabled me to obtain my Ph.D. I am thankful to The University of Manchester as much as to John Dalton's Trust Foundation, for the greatest educational experience of my life.

  2. Alena Yarmosky:

    This statue will come down -- and Virginia will be better for it.

  3. Kathy Hochul:

    And we all know what happened when the terrorists decided to threaten New York City, because we are the beacon of freedom. We are the place that has the Statue of Liberty in our harbor, so, we continue to be a threat to all freedom-hating individuals around the world, we're aware of that.

  4. Kenneth Nail:

    Nikki Haley announced. Since then, at least 60 public Confederate symbols have been removed since the 2015 church shooting, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. Most recently, the city of St. Louis, Mo., removed a Confedearte monument -- a 32-foot-tall granite column with a bronze sculpture -- from a park. Complicating the debate for those opposed to these moves is the involvement of hate groups like the KKK. The group is planning a rally for July 8 following a decision by the city council in Charlottesville, Va., to remove a statue of Gen. Lee Park and rename Lee Park. Meanwhile, in April, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu ordered the removal of multiple Confederate statutes. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu received brutal backlash and was forced to have heavy police presence in place when the nighttime removals began. Despite threats that people would boycott New Orleans, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu did not back down. These statues are not just stone and metal, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said in a highly lauded speech after the last Confederate statue had been taken down. They are not just innocent remembrances of a benign history. These monuments purposefully celebrate a fictional, sanitized Confederacy ; ignoring the death, ignoring the enslavement and the terror that it actually stood for. But to others, like Kenneth Nail Nail, it’s not about oppression. To us, it’s not a hate thing. It’s a heritage thing and what we like to do is celebrate everyone's struggles : the blacks, the whites, the north and south.

  5. Emma Lazarus:

    Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. - Engrved on Statue of Liberty

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