What does status mean?

Definitions for status
ˈsteɪ təs, ˈstæt əssta·tus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. status, positionnoun

    the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

    "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"

  2. condition, statusnoun

    a state at a particular time

    "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"

Wiktionary

  1. statusnoun

    A person's condition, position or standing relative to that of others.

    Superstition is highly correlated with economic status.

  2. statusnoun

    Prestige or high standing.

  3. statusnoun

    A situation or state of affairs.

  4. statusnoun

    The legal condition of a person or thing.

  5. statusadjective

    Registered under the Indian Act.

    He is a status Indian.

  6. Etymology: From status.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Statusnoun

    state; condition; position of affairs

  2. Etymology: [L.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Status

    stā′tus, n. state: condition: rank. [L.]

Editors Contribution

  1. status

    The current description of a task or level of service.

    The status of the job was recorded on the system.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  
  2. status

    The current existence.

    The status of the task was recorded on the system.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'status' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1129

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'status' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2598

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'status' in Nouns Frequency: #543

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of status in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of status in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of status in a Sentence

  1. Chuck Reed:

    Calpers has dedicated itself to preserving the status quo and making it difficult for anybody to reform pensions, this is one way to take on Calpers, and yes, Calpers will push back.

  2. The George:

    A conservative means Gregory Cheadle're in favor of the status quo, and the status quo is keeping the white superiority complex in power, i'm not for that. I am an independent, an independent thinking person.

  3. Jamaal Abegaz:

    Just the simple act of saying that things need to change and that we're not going to go along with the status quo puts Black Lives in harm.

  4. Michael Drummond:

    Especially as a white person, I benefit from the status quo, and so not showing up and actively working to deconstruct institutional racism makes me complicit.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Changing the name, status, and place never changes reality.

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