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Definition of "stature" []

  • The natural height of a human or animal in an upright position. (noun)
  • An achieved level; status. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stature" in a sentence
  • "Its good to know someone of your stature is a heartful journalsit!"
  • "The murders are garish and gruesome, as Vail investigates the crime scene of each victim, until an important person of stature is horrifically murdered, changing the whole profile of the killer, but also presenting some terrifying links to Vail herself."
  • "Who knows, given the impending collapse of the dollar (with its future value ranking somewhere below Monopoly [TM] money), the currencies of Armenia and the Ukraine just might rise in stature sufficiently to enable the birth of such entities."