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sta·tus

status

 
 
pronunciation:
stae ts [or] steI ts
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person's position or rank compared with others.
His status went up when he got that fancy job.
 
synonyms:
position, rank, standing
similar words:
grade, level, place
definition 2: state of matters; stage of progress.
She is anxious to find out the status of her job application.
synonyms:
state
Word Parts  About this feature
The word status contains the following part:
sta, stas, stat, stant, -stance Latin and Greek root that means stand, standing, stabilize
synonyms:
sist