stature

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French stature, from Latin statūra.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stature (countable and uncountable, plural statures)

  1. A person or animal's natural height when standing upright.
  2. Respect coming from achievement or development.
    • 2021 March 28, Phil McNulty, “Albania 0-2 England”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Mount's cool finish from Kane's pass after Raheem Sterling intercepted Berat Djimsiti's pass was another illustration of his growing stature and Chelsea's rising star must surely be a certain starter when England open their Euro 2020 finals campaign against Croatia at Wembley on 13 June.

TranslationsEdit

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

stature f

  1. plural of statura

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LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

statūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of statūrus

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

stature (plural statures)

  1. stature (height, tallness)

DescendantsEdit

  • English: stature