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stat·ure

 (stăch′ər)
n.
1. The natural height of a human or animal in an upright position.
2. An achieved level; status.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin statūra; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

stature

(ˈstætʃə)
n
1. the height of something, esp a person or animal when standing
2. the degree of development of a person: the stature of a champion.
3. intellectual or moral greatness: a man of stature.
[C13: via Old French from Latin statūra, from stāre to stand]

stat•ure

(ˈstætʃ ər)

n.
1. the height of a human or animal body.
2. the height of any object.
3. esteem or status based on one's positive qualities or achievements: a person of stature in the community.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French estature < Latin statūra <status status]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stature - high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement; "a man of great stature"
esteem, respect, regard - the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
2.stature - (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
bodily property - an attribute of the body
tallness - the property of being taller than average stature
shortness - the property of being shorter than average stature

stature

noun
1. height, build, size, tallness She was a little short in stature.
2. importance, standing, prestige, size, rank, consequence, prominence, eminence, high station This club has grown in stature over the last 20 years.

stature

noun
A level of superiority that is usually high:
Translations
قامةقامَه، قَواممَكانَه رَفيعَه
postavavýškavysoká úroveň
formathøjdestatur
termet
hæî, vöxturmikilvægi
aukšta klasėūgis
augsta klaseaugsts stāvoklisaugumsfigūraizcilība
vysoká úroveň

stature

[ˈstætʃəʳ] N
1. (= size) → estatura f, talla f
to be of short statureser de baja estatura
2. (fig) → rango m, estatus m inv
to have sufficient stature for a postestar a la altura de un cargo
he lacks moral staturele falta carácter

stature

[ˈstætʃər] n
(= height) → stature f
small in stature → de petite taille
(= status) → envergure f, stature f
to grow in stature → prendre de l'envergure

stature

n
Wuchs m; (esp of man) → Statur f; of short staturevon kleinem Wuchs
(fig)Format nt

stature

[ˈstætʃəʳ] n
a. (build) → statura
to be of short stature → essere basso/a or di bassa statura
b. (fig) → importanza
a woman of considerable intellectual stature → una donna di grande levatura

stature

(ˈstӕtʃə) noun
1. height of body. a man of gigantic stature.
2. importance or reputation. a musician of stature.

stat·ure

n. estatura, altura.
References in classic literature ?
His tall stature, and his erect posture, enabled him to see much farther than those who were seated in the bottom of the canoe; and he turned his head warily in every direction, frequently bending his body forward, and straining his vision, as if desirous of penetrating the water that surrounded their boundary of light.
Rising 22 stories above 12th Street and University Place, to say that 21 East 12th Street stands out would be an under-statement, with its tall stature and modern design drawing stark contrasts to the collection of old, low- and mid-rise structures that make up most of Greenwich Village.
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New light on the "dark ages'': the remarkably tall stature on northern European men during the medieval era.
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27 ( ANI ): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate on Thursday launched a direct attack at Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar in her constituency in Sasaram, saying that it seemed that the area is only burdened by leaders of tall stature.
This was partly due to his tall stature and immense popularity.
These females often have a tall stature than their female peers, not explained by parental heights.
The tall stature of these people spawns the belief that their lung apices are subjected to more stress and strain, which are caused by a greater gravitational pull.
Even though I believe that I am He argues that my brain is building a model of his tall stature and piercing green blue eyes and all that surrounds us, as if in a bubble.
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