Stat vs Stern - What's the difference?

stat | stern |

As nouns the difference between stat and stern

is that stat is state while stern is a star; a small luminous dot that can be seen on the night sky.



(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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    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) stern, sterne, sturne, from (etyl) .


  • Having a hardness and severity of nature or manner.
  • * (John Dryden)
  • stern as tutors, and as uncles hard
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=76, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Snakes and ladders , passage=Risk is everywhere. From tabloid headlines insisting that coffee causes cancer (yesterday, of course, it cured it) to stern government warnings about alcohol and driving, the world is teeming with goblins.}}
  • Grim and forbidding in appearance.
  • * (William Wordsworth)
  • these barren rocks, your stern inheritance

    Etymology 2

    Most likely from (etyl) , from the same Germanic root.


    (wikipedia stern) (en noun)
  • (nautical) The rear part or after end of a ship or vessel.
  • * , chapter=7
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients , passage=Old Applegate, in the stern', just set and looked at me, and Lord James, amidship, waved both arms and kept hollering for help. I took a couple of everlasting big strokes and managed to grab hold of the skiff's rail, close to the ' stern .}}
  • (figurative) The post of management or direction.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • and sit chiefest stern of public weal
  • The hinder part of anything.
  • (Spenser)
  • The tail of an animal; now used only of the tail of a dog.
  • Antonyms
    * bow
    Derived terms
    * from stem to stern * sternpost
    See also
    * keel

    Etymology 3



    (en noun)
  • A bird, the black tern.
  • Anagrams

    * * * * ---- ==Mòcheno==


  • (l) (luminous dot appearing in the night sky)
  • References