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States vs. Status — What's the Difference?

States vs. Status — What's the Difference?

Difference Between States and Status

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States

A condition or mode of being, as with regard to circumstances
The office was in a state of confusion.
Mar 21, 2023

Status

Relative social or professional position; standing
An improvement in the status of women
Mar 21, 2023

States

A condition of being in a stage or form, as of structure, growth, or development
The fetal state.
Mar 21, 2023

Status

The situation at a particular time during a process
An update on the status of the bill
Mar 21, 2023

States

A mental or emotional condition
In a manic state.
Mar 21, 2023
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Status

Position relative to that of others; standing
Her status is that of a guest.
Mar 21, 2023

States

(Informal) A condition of excitement or distress
Was in a state over going to the prom.
Mar 21, 2023

Status

High standing; prestige
A position of status in the community.
Mar 21, 2023

States

Social position or rank.
Mar 21, 2023

Status

(Law) The legal character or condition of a person or thing
The status of a minor.
Mar 21, 2023

States

(Physics) The condition of a physical system with regard to phase, form, composition, or structure
Ice is the solid state of water.
Mar 21, 2023

Status

The state of affairs; the situation
What is the status of the negotiations?.
Mar 21, 2023

States

Ceremony; pomp
Foreign leaders dining in state at the White House.
Mar 21, 2023

Status

A person’s condition, position or standing relative to that of others.
Superstition is highly correlated with economic status.
Mar 21, 2023

States

The supreme public power within a sovereign political entity
The state intervening in the economy.
Mar 21, 2023

Status

Or high standing.
Mar 21, 2023

States

The sphere of supreme civil power within a given polity
Matters of state.
Mar 21, 2023

Status

A situation or state of affairs.
What's the status of the investigation?
New York is known for its status as a financial center.
Mar 21, 2023

States

A specific kind of government
The socialist state.
Mar 21, 2023

Status

(legal) The legal condition of a person or thing.
Mar 21, 2023

States

A body politic, especially one constituting a nation
The states of Eastern Europe.
Mar 21, 2023

Status

The state (of a Canadian First Nations person) of being registered under the Indian Act.
He is a status Indian.
Mar 21, 2023

States

One of the more or less internally autonomous territorial and political units composing a federation under a sovereign government
The 48 contiguous states of the Union.
Mar 21, 2023

Status

(social networking) 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.
I'm just about to update my status to "busy".
Mar 21, 2023

States

Of or relating to a body politic or to an internally autonomous territorial or political unit constituting a federation under one government
A monarch dealing with state matters.
The department that handles state security.
Mar 21, 2023

Status

(medicine) Short for status asthmaticus.}}
Mar 21, 2023

States

Owned and operated by a state
State universities.
Mar 21, 2023

Status

State; condition; position of affairs.
Mar 21, 2023

States

To set forth in words; declare.
Mar 21, 2023

Status

The relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society;
He had the status of a minor
The novel attained the status of a classic
Atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life
Mar 21, 2023

States

Plural of state
Mar 21, 2023

Status

A state at a particular time;
A condition (or state) of disrepair
The current status of the arms negotiations
Mar 21, 2023

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