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status definition

Overview

This page has 38 definitions of status with English translations in 16 languages. Status is a noun, verb, participle and adjective. Examples of how to use status in a sentence are shown. Also define these 35 related words and terms: condition, position, standing, prestige, situation, state of affairs, law, legal, medicine, status epilepticus, status asthmaticus, estatus, medical, file, stati, healthcare, medical record, fixed, set, regular, state, place, rank, Papal States, Italy, Status Uniti Americae, New Latin, United States, Civitates Foederatae Americae, steep, precipitous, kalnas, mountain, sociology, and estado.

See also: Status, státus, statūs, and Statūs

English status definition

Etymology

From Latin status. Doublet of state and estate.

Pronunciation

Noun

status (countable and uncountable, plural statuses or status)

  1. A person’s condition, position or standing relative to that of others.
    Superstition is highly correlated with economic status.
  2. Prestige or high standing.
    • 1957, Gladys Sellew and Paul Hanly Furfey, Sociology and Its Use in Nursing Service, Saunders, page 81:
      The king has status in his kingdom, and the pauper has status within his immediate group of peers.
  3. A situation or state of affairs.
    What's the status of the investigation?
    New York is known for its status as a financial center.
    • 2014 March 15, “Turn it off”, in The Economist, volume 410, number 8878:
      If the takeover is approved, Comcast would control 20 of the top 25 cable markets, […]. Antitrust officials will need to consider Comcast's status as a monopsony (a buyer with disproportionate power), when it comes to negotiations with programmers, whose channels it pays to carry.
  4. (law) The legal condition of a person or thing.
    1. (Canada, almost always used to modify another noun) The state (of a Canadian Indian) of being registered under the Indian Act.
      He is a status Indian.
  5. (social networking) A function of some instant messaging applications, whereby a user may post a message that appears automatically to other users, if they attempt to make contact.
    I'm just about to update my status to "busy".
  6. (medicine) Short for status epilepticus or status asthmaticus.

Usage notes

  • Rarely, statūs (following Latin) is found as the plural form.

Derived terms

Translations

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Further reading

  • "status" in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 299.

Anagrams


Catalan status definition

Noun

status m (plural status)

  1. Alternative spelling of estatus
    • Estatus definition
      status (clarification of this definition is needed)

Chinese status definition

Etymology

From English status.

Noun

status

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese, colloquial) Relationship status, usually in the form A_ or O_.

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Czech status definition

Etymology

From Latin stō.

Pronunciation

Noun

status m, inanimate

  1. status

Declension

Derived terms

Related terms

Further reading

  • status in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • status in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch status definition

Etymology

From Learned borrowing from Latin status.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈstaː.tʏs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sta‧tus

Noun

status m (plural statussen, diminutive statusje n)

  1. status (condition)
  2. status (legal position)
  3. status (station, social standing)
  4. medical file

Derived terms

 

Descendants


Esperanto status definition

Verb

status

  1. conditional of stati
    • Stati definition
      to be (in a condition or state)

Finnish status definition

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin status.

Noun

status

  1. status (a person's position or standing; high standing)

Declension

Inflection of status (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative status statukset
genitive statuksen statusten
statuksien
partitive statusta statuksia
illative statukseen statuksiin
singular plural
nominative status statukset
accusative nom. status statukset
gen. statuksen
genitive statuksen statusten
statuksien
partitive statusta statuksia
inessive statuksessa statuksissa
elative statuksesta statuksista
illative statukseen statuksiin
adessive statuksella statuksilla
ablative statukselta statuksilta
allative statukselle statuksille
essive statuksena statuksina
translative statukseksi statuksiksi
instructive statuksin
abessive statuksetta statuksitta
comitative statuksineen
Possessive forms of status (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person statukseni statuksemme
2nd person statuksesi statuksenne
3rd person statuksensa

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Indonesian status definition

Etymology

From Dutch status, from Latin status.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈsta.tʊs]
  • Hyphenation: sta‧tus

Noun

status (plural status-status, first-person possessive statusku, second-person possessive statusmu, third-person possessive statusnya)

  1. status:
    1. A person’s condition, position or standing relative to that of others.
    2. A situation or state of affairs.
    3. A function of some instant messaging applications, whereby a user may post a message that appears automatically to other users, if they attempt to make contact.
  2. (healthcare) A medical file, medical record.
    • 2020, Hidaya, Nurman; Alfianur; Handayani, Fitriya, Manajemen dan Kepemimpinan dalam Keperawatan, Indramayu: Adab, →ISBN:
      Kegiatan audit dilakukan oleh kepala ruangan pada status pasien yang telah pulang atau meninggal.
      Audit was done by ward leader on discharged or death patient's medical record.
    • 2018, Daniel, Anita, Secangkir Kopi di Sudut Rumah Sakit, Sleman: Diandra Kreatif:
      Suster April menyerahkan status pasien dengan nama Savannah Wiradinata.
      Nurse April brought Savannah Wiradinata's medical record.
    • Healthcare definition
      Alternative spelling of health care

Derived terms

  • berstatus
  • status diploid
  • status gizi
  • status limnologis
  • status sosial
 

Further reading


Italian status definition

Etymology

From Latin status.

Noun

status m (invariable)

  1. status (position in society)

Further reading

  • status in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin status definition

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Perfect passive participle of sistō (I cause to stand, set, place).

Participle

status (feminine stata, neuter statum, adverb statim); first/second-declension participle

  1. fixed, set, having been set
    • Fixed definition
      simple past tense and past participle of fix
  2. regular
Declension

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative status stata statum statī statae stata
Genitive statī statae statī statōrum statārum statōrum
Dative statō statō statīs
Accusative statum statam statum statōs statās stata
Ablative statō statā statō statīs
Vocative state stata statum statī statae stata
Descendants

Etymology 2

Noun

status m (genitive statūs); fourth declension

  1. state, status, condition
  2. position, place
  3. rank, status
    • Rank definition
      The symbol for rank.
  4. (Medieval Latin) state (a political division retaining a notable degree of autonomy)
    Status Papae
    The Papal States, the name of the former territory controlled by the Pope in Italy
    Status Ecclēsiasticus
    The Papal States, an alternate name of the former territory controlled by the Pope in Italy
    Status Pontificius
    The Papal States, yet another alternate name of the former territory controlled by the Pope in Italy
    • Papal States definition
      One of the major historical states of Italy before the peninsula was unified in 1861. It comprised those territories over which the Pope was the ruler in a civil as well as a spiritual sense.
    • Status Uniti Americae definition
      the United States
    • Civitates Foederatae Americae definition
      the United States of America
Declension

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative status statūs
Genitive statūs statuum
Dative statuī statibus
Accusative statum statūs
Ablative statū statibus
Vocative status statūs
Derived terms

References

  • status in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • status in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • status in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to disconcert a person: animum alicuius de statu, de gradu demovere (more strongly depellere, deturbare)
    • to lose one's composure; to be disconcerted: de statu suo or mentis deici (Att. 16. 15)
    • to overthrow a person (cf. sect. IX. 6): aliquem gradu movere, depellere or de gradu (statu) deicere
    • (ambiguous) my position is considerably improved; my prospects are brighter: meliorem in statum redigor
    • (ambiguous) to restore a man to his former position: aliquem in antiquum statum, in pristinum restituere
    • (ambiguous) a periodically recurring (annual) sacrifice: sacrificium statum (solemne) (Tusc. 1. 47. 113)
    • (ambiguous) to restore the ancient constitution: rem publicam in pristinum statum restituere
    • (ambiguous) to endanger the existence of the state: statum rei publicae convellere

Lithuanian status definition

Pronunciation

Adjective

statùs m (feminine statì) stress pattern 4

  1. steep, precipitous
    status kalnas - a steep mountain

Declension

Related terms

(Adjectives)

  • stačias

Norwegian Bokmål status definition

Etymology

From Latin status.

Noun

status m (definite singular statusen, indefinite plural statuser, definite plural statusene)

  1. status

Derived terms

References


Norwegian Nynorsk status definition

Etymology

From Latin status.

Noun

status m (definite singular statusen, indefinite plural statusar, definite plural statusane)

  1. status

Derived terms

References


Portuguese status definition

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin status. Doublet of estado.

Pronunciation

Noun

status m (plural status)

  1. (sociology) status; standing (a person’s importance relative to others)
    • Sociology definition
      The study of society, human social interaction and the rules and processes that bind and separate people not only as individuals, but as members of associations, groups and institutions
  2. status; state (a condition at some point in time)
    Synonym: estado
    • Estado definition
      state
  3. status; prestige

Quotations

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Romansch status definition

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin status.

Noun

status m

  1. status

Synonyms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran) stadi

Serbo-Croatian status definition

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /stǎːtus/
  • Hyphenation: sta‧tus

Noun

státus m (Cyrillic spelling ста́тус)

  1. status, rank

Declension


Spanish status definition

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /esˈtatus/, [esˈt̪a.t̪us]

Noun

status m (plural status)

  1. Alternative spelling of estatus

Swedish status definition

Pronunciation

Noun

status c

  1. status, social standing, rank, situation

Declension

Declension of status 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative status statusen statusar statusarna
Genitive status statusens statusars statusarnas

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