stato-, stat-, sta-, -static, -stasi, staso-, -stasis, -stasia, -stacy, -stitute, -stitution, -sist

(Latin: standing, to stay, to make firm, fixed; cause to stand, to put, to place, to put in place, to remain in place; to stand still)

statuesquely
statuette
stature (s) (noun), statures (pl)
1. The height of a person or the distance from the bottom of the feet to the top of the head in a human body while he or she is standing up: Because of Jason's tall stature, many people thought he was much older than 10 years!
2. A high level of esteem earned by admirable achievement or outstanding development: After completing her newest novel, and having it published, Lynn’s stature and expertise was recognized by other notable authors.
The natural height of a person who is standing up.
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status (s) (noun), statuses (pl)
1. A rank or a position of someone or something when it is compared to others in a society, organization, group, financial position, etc. Shirley likes her job with the company and the financial status that is associated with it.
2. The current situation of someone or something: Jack's boss asked for a report about the status of the progress of the project that is being done.
Position in company.
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Relative state of affairs or position.
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status quo (s) (noun), status quos (pl)
The way things are, as opposed to the way they could be; the existing condition of something.
An existing condition.
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statute
statutory
staunch
stay
subsist
subsistence
subsistent
substance (s) (noun), substances, (pl)
1. A particular kind of matter that consists of uniform properties: The plumber used a pipe that was coated with an oily substance.
2. The physical matter of which something is made: The food that anyone eats is a substance which is tangible or can be touched.
3. Wealth, possessions, and property: Wolfgang has become a man of substance since he started his computer business.
Something that is solid or real; material possessions or wealth.
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substantial

Related word families intertwined with "to place, placing, to put; to add; to stay; to attach" word units: fix-; pon-; prosth-; the-, thes-.