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Status


Sta′tus

(stā′tŭs)
,
Noun.
[L.]
State; condition; position of affairs.

Definition 2022


Status

Status

See also: status, státus, and statūs

German

Noun

Status m

  1. status
  2. state (situation)

status

status

See also: Status, státus, and statūs

English

Noun

status (plural statuses or statūs)

  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".

Derived terms

Translations


Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /statʊs/

Noun

status m, inanimate

  1. status

Declension

Derived terms


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: sta‧tus

Etymology

From Latin status.

Noun

status m (plural statussen, diminutive statusje n)

  1. status (all senses)
  2. medical file

Esperanto

Verb

status

  1. conditional of stati

Finnish

Etymology

Borrowing from Latin status.

Noun

status

  1. status (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

Italian

Noun

status m (invariable)

  1. status (position in society)

References


Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈsta.tus/, [ˈsta.tʊs]

Etymology 1

Perfect passive participle of stō (stand, remain).

Participle

status m (feminine stata, neuter statum); first/second declension

  1. fixed, set, having been set.
  2. regular.
Inflection

First/second declension.

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
Inflection

Fourth declension.

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)
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, 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

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Latin status

Noun

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

  1. status

Derived terms

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Latin status

Noun

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

  1. status

Derived terms

References


Portuguese

Noun

status m (plural status)

  1. status; standing (a person’s importance relative to others)

Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:status.


Romansch

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin status.

Noun

status m

  1. status

Synonyms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran) stadi

Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

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

Noun

státus m (Cyrillic spelling ста́тус)

  1. status, rank

Declension


Spanish

Noun

status m (plural status)

  1. status

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

status c

  1. status, social standing, rank, situation

Declension

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

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