status-n; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: social ranking or position

Commentary: STATUS[+relation][+rank][+social][+prestige][+high/+low]
NOTE: implies some amount of standing or prestige, either high or low

She enjoys the status of a celebrity.
These people feel resentment at their low status in the community.
John felt surrounded by people who were only seeking wealth and status.
It's a survey over the past 40 years of the status of women in the workplace. (might also be sense 2)
The film has acquired the status of a classic.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: the overall current condition or state of something

Commentary: STATUS[+state][+condition][+overall][+current]
NOTE: refers to the overall condition, without reference to prestige or official labels.

The patient's status improved considerably overnight.
What is the status of that bill now before the Senate?
The status of the negotiations is quite precarious.
I phoned the mechanic to find out the status of the car.
The status of these employee resumes is 'inactive'.
As a trading partner, their country is seeking the status of most-favored nation.
The state legislature voted to change the status of those islands from a state park to a national seashore preserve.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: Placeholder: Do Not Choose


WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1