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Definition of "status" []

  • Position relative to that of others; standing: Her status is that of a guest. (noun)
  • High standing; prestige: a position of status in the community. (noun)
  • Law The legal character or condition of a person or thing: the status of a minor. (noun)
  • A state of affairs; situation. See Synonyms at state. (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 "status" in a sentence
  • "-- _Social status the measure of financial status_."
  • "He never troubled himself about his status; indeed, we would say _status_ was not the word for him."
  • "For example ... (select statusID from STATUS_TBL where status = @status)."