Statue meaning

stăch'o͝o
A three-dimensional form or likeness sculpted, modeled, carved, or cast in material such as stone, clay, wood, or bronze.
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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.

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The figure of a person or animal, or an imagined or abstract form, carved in stone, wood, etc., modeled in a plastic substance, or cast in plaster, bronze, etc., esp. when done in the round rather than in relief.
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(dated) A portrait.

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To form a statue of; to make into a statue.
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A three-dimensional work of art, usually representing a person or animal, usually created by sculpting, carving, molding, or casting.
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Origin of statue

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin statua from statuere to set up statute
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old French statue, from Latin statua, derived from statuō (“set up or erect”).
    From Wiktionary