Origin of statsee stat.
Origin of stat.Classical Latin statimPharmacy at once
Origin of -statprobably from Classical Greek -stat?s, that which stops or makes steady from sta-, root of histanai, to cause to stand: see stand
Origin of statShort for Latin statim ; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
- Something that stabilizes: rheostat.
- A device for reflecting something specified in a constant direction: heliostat.
- Something that inhibits: fungistat.
Origin of -statNew Latin -stata from Greek -statēs one that causes to stand or statos standing ; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more stat, superlative most stat)
From Latin statim (“immediately").
(third-person singular simple present stats, present participle statting, simple past and past participle statted)