Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb & adjective With no delay; at once. Used especially in medicine.
  • noun A statistic.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of statute or statutes: as, Rev. Stat. (Revised Statutes).
  • noun An abbreviation of the Latin statim, immediately
  • noun of statuary.

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  • adverb Immediately, now – usually used in medical situations, to connote extreme urgency.
  • noun Short for statistic.
  • noun Short for statistics.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Short for Latin statim; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

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From Latin statim ("immediately").

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Abbreviation.

Examples

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  • with no delay

    February 16, 2007