What does status mean?

Definitions for status
ˈsteɪ təs, ˈstæt əssta·tus

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word status.

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.

ChatGPT

  1. status

    Status refers to a person's relative social or professional position within a certain context, group, or hierarchy. It can also indicate the condition or state of affairs of something or someone at a particular time. Depending on the context, status can signify the prestige or respect associated with someone's ranking or express a particular phase in a process or system.

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. Jeff Sessions:

    It cannot be the policy of a great nation to reward those who unlawfully enter its country with legal status, Social Security, welfare, food stamps, and work permits and so forth, how can this be a sound policy?

  2. Marc Siegel:

    If we're looking into neurological causes for the gait change, I don't think the way they characterize that in the physical is sufficient, i want more information. I want to know what the MRIs show, and I want to know what the nerve conduction EMG shows to rule out things that are more extensive, that by the way, can be associated with cognitive changes like mental status, like dementia.

  3. Jorge Castaneda Gutman:

    AMLO just outdid everybody as the agent of change, he channeled all the enormous resentment of the Mexican people against the status quo.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    I know there's disagreement here, the simple fact is that there is no plan to deport 11 million people. We should give them a path to legal status where they work...and contribute to our society.

  5. Gloucester Township Mayor David Mayer:

    We are compiling information as to the status of not only the property, but most importantly, the status and care of Mr. Lamar Harris.

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