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Meaning of STATURE

Pronunciation:  'stachoor

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  natural height of a person or animal in an upright position
  2. [n]  high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement; "a man of great stature"
 

STATURE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: height
 
 See Also: bodily property, esteem, regard, respect, shortness, tallness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stat"ure\, n. [F. stature, OF. estature, from L.
statura, originally, an upright posture, hence, height or
size of the body, from stare, statum, to stand. See {Stand}.]
The natural height of an animal body; -- generally used of
the human body.

      Foreign men of mighty stature came.      --Dryden.

 

 

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