- The definition of a statue is a carved, sculpted or cast figure of a person or thing which is done in three dimensions.
An example of a statue is Michelangelo's David.
statue definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Old French ; from Classical Latin statua ; from statuere, to set, place ; from past participle of stare, to stand
statue definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin statua, from statuere, to set up; see statute.