Status vs Stat - What's the difference?

status | stat |

As nouns the difference between status and stat

is that status is status while stat is state.




  • A person’s condition, position or standing relative to that of others.
  • Prestige or high standing.
  • * 1957 , Gladys Sellew and Paul Hanly Furfey, Sociology and Its Use in Nursing Service , Saunders, page 81
  • The king has status' in his kingdom, and the pauper has ' status within his immediate group of peers.
  • A situation or state of affairs.
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  • , title= Turn it off , passage=If the takeover is approved, Comcast would control 20 of the top 25 cable markets, […]. Antitrust officials will need to consider Comcast's status as a monopsony (a buyer with disproportionate power), when it comes to negotiations with programmers, whose channels it pays to carry.}}
  • (label) The legal condition of a person or thing.
  • # The state (of a Canadian Indian) of being registered under the .
  • He is a status Indian.
  • (label) A function of some instant messaging applications, whereby a user may post a message that appears automatically to other users, if they attempt to make contact.
  • Derived terms

    * status quo * status symbol



    (wikipedia stat)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .


    (en adverb)
  • Immediately; now; usually used in medical situations, to connote extreme urgency.
  • Etymology 2



    (en noun)
  • Short for statistic.
  • Short for statistics.
  • Verb

  • (slang, gaming, transitive) To assign statistics to (a monster, etc. in a game).
  • If you stat it, they will kill it.


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