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 for status
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Status \Sta"tus\ (st[=a]"t[u^]s), n. [L.]
     State; condition; position of affairs.
     [1913 Webster] Status in quo

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: 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" [syn:
           status, position]
      2: a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of
         disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
         [syn: condition, status]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  99 Moby Thesaurus words for "status":
     angle, base, bearings, blood, bracket, branch, cachet, caliber,
     capacity, case, caste, category, character, circumstance, clan,
     class, condition, consequence, dignity, distance, distinction,
     division, echelon, eminence, estate, face, fix, footing, grade,
     ground, group, grouping, head, heading, hierarchy, high place,
     importance, jam, kin, kudos, label, level, location, lot, merit,
     modality, mode, order, part, pass, perspective, pickle, pigeonhole,
     place, plight, position, post, posture, power structure,
     precedence, predicament, prestige, prominence, quality, race, rank,
     rate, rating, relation, renown, reputation, repute, role, rubric,
     seat, section, sept, set, significance, situation, sphere, spot,
     stage, stand, standing, state, state of affairs, station, stature,
     status quo, strain, stratum, subdivision, subgroup, suborder,
     title, venue, viewpoint, worth

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1.  A description of how something is, similar to
     state but usually implying a simpler set of possibilities,
     e.g. up or down; set or clear; stopped, starting, started,
     In CPU hardware, the status register stores bits of
     information about the outcome of previous operations,
     e.g. zero, overflow.  These status bits can be used to
     control conditional execution, e.g. "branch if zero".  The
     same idea is common in other hardware, e.g. an input
     peripheral with a status bit to indicate end of file.
     2.  Under the Unix operating system, a
     process terminates with an exit status - an integer value
     where zero indicates successful or normal completion and
     non-zero values indicate different error conditions.
     3.  Standards and other forms of documentation can
     have different statuses such as "proposal", request for
     comments or accepted by some official body.

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  STATUS. The condition of persons. It also means estate, because it signifies 
  the condition or circumstances in which the owner stands with regard to his 
  property. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1689. 

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