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STATURE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stature mean? 

STATURE (noun)
  The noun STATURE has 2 senses:

1. high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement
2. (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot

  Familiarity information: STATURE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STATURE (noun)


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Meaning:

High level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Context example:

a man of great stature

Hypernyms ("stature" is a kind of...):

esteem; regard; respect (the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded))


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Meaning:

(of a standing person) the distance from head to foot

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

stature; height

Hypernyms ("stature" is a kind of...):

bodily property (an attribute of the body)

Attribute:

tall (great in vertical dimension; high in stature)

short (low in stature; not tall)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "stature"):

tallness (the property of being taller than average stature)

shortness (the property of being shorter than average stature)


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