Stature vs Height - What's the difference?

stature | height |

As nouns the difference between stature and height

is that stature is a person or animal's natural height when standing upright while height is the distance from the base of something to the top.

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(en noun)
  • A person or animal's natural height when standing upright.
  • Respect coming from achievement or development.
  • Anagrams

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    Alternative forms

    * highth * heighth


  • The distance from the base of something to the top.
  • * Robert Frost
  • Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
  • * , chapter=5
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=He was thinking; but the glory of the song, the swell from the great organ, the clustered lights, […], the height and vastness of this noble fane, its antiquity and its strength—all these things seemed to have their part as causes of the thrilling emotion that accompanied his thoughts.}}
  • The vertical distance from the ground to the highest part of a standing person or animal (withers in the case of a horse).
  • The highest point or maximum degree.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011, date=October 29, author=Neil Johnston, title=Norwich 3 - 3 Blackburn
  • , work=BBC Sport citation , passage=If City never quite reached the heights of their 6-1 demolition of United, then Roberto Mancini's side should still have had this game safe long before Johnson restored their two-goal advantage.}}
  • (Sussex) An area of land at the top of a cliff.
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    Derived terms

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    * depth