statue vs statute

statue statute


  • 1) A three-dimensional work of art, usually representing a person or animal, usually created by sculpting, carving, molding, or casting.
  • 2) A three-dimensional form or likeness sculpted, modeled, carved, or cast in material such as stone, clay, wood, or bronze.
  • 3) obsolete A portrait.
  • 4) The likeness of a living being sculptured or modeled in some solid substance, as marble, bronze, or wax; an image.
  • 5) a sculpture representing a human or animal
  • 6) A picture.
  • 7) A figure of a person or an animal, made of some solid substance, as marble, bronze, iron, or wood, or of any substance of solid appearance; a sculptured, cast, or molded figure, properly of some size (as distinguished from a statuette or figurine) and in the round (as distinguished from a relief or an intaglio).
  • 8) transitive To form a statue of; to make into a statue.
  • 9) To place, as a statue; to form a statue of; to make into a statue.


  • 1) Written law, as laid down by the legislature.
  • 2) law (Common law) Legislated rule of society which has been given the force of law by those it governs.
  • 3) A decree or edict, as of a ruler.
  • 4) A law enacted by a legislature.
  • 5) See Statute, n., 3, above.
  • 6) An act of the legislature of a state or country, declaring, commanding, or prohibiting something; a positive law; the written will of the legislature expressed with all the requisite forms of legislation; -- used in distinction from common law. See Common law, under common, a.
  • 7) a record of laws or legislative acts.
  • 8) engraving An assemblage of farming servants (held possibly by statute) for the purpose of being hired; -- called also statute fair.
  • 9) a definite amount of labor required for the public service in making roads, bridges, etc., as in certain English colonies.
  • 10) (Eng. Law) a bond of record pursuant to the stat. 13 Edw. I., acknowledged in form prescribed, on which, if not paid at the day, an execution might be awarded against the body, lands, and goods of the debtor, and the obligee might hold the lands until out of the rents and profits of them the debt was satisfied; -- called also a pocket judgment. It is now fallen into disuse.
  • 11) [Obs.] a kind of woolen cap; -- so called because enjoined to be worn by a statute, dated in 1571, in behalf of the trade of cappers.
  • 12) a bond of record acknowledged before the mayor of the staple, by virtue of which the creditor may, on nonpayment, forthwith have execution against the body, lands, and goods of the debtor, as in the statute merchant. It is now disused.
  • 13) See under Mile.
  • 14) An act of a corporation or of its founder, intended as a permanent rule or law.
  • 15) (Law) a statute assigning a certain time, after which rights can not be enforced by action.
  • 16) an act passed by a legislative body
  • 17) An ordinance or law; specifically, a law promulgated in writing by a legislative body; an enactment by a legislature; in the United States, an act of Congress or of a State or Territorial legislature passed and promulgated according to constitutional requirements; in Great Britain, an act of Parliament made by the Sovereign by and with the advice of the Lords and Commons.
  • 18) The act of a corporation or of its founder, intended as a permanent rule or law: as, the statutes of a university.
  • 19) A compilation of all statutes enacted by a legislature during a session or a series of sessions. The United States Statutes at Large run consecutively from March 4, 1789. Session laws, pamphlet laws, public laws, and general public laws are other names for statutes at large.
  • 20) Same as special statute.
  • 21) An English statute of 1571 (13 Eliz., c. 5), reënacted in nearly all of the United States, which declares all conveyances of property with intent to delay, hinder, or defraud creditors to be void as against such creditors.
  • 22) Synonyms Enactment, Ordinance, etc. See law.
  • 23) Another of 1285 (13 Edw. I.) for the same purpose.
  • 24) A statute-fair.
  • 25) An English statute or ordinance of 1283 (11 Edw. I.) for the collection of debts.
  • 26) An English statute of 1585 (27 Eliz., c. 4) making void all conveyances of land made with intent to deceive purchasers.
  • 27) In foreign and civil law, any particular municipal law or usage, though not resting for its authority on judicial decisions or the practice of nations.
  • 28) enacted by a legislative body


  • 1) The statues and the sculpture help to identify the sport.
  • 2) It was as if a beloved stone statue had sprouted weeds.
  • 3) Many priorities need to be attended to before building a statue.
  • 4) The only question that is how many will be converted into a golden statue at the ceremony next month.
  • 5) As behaviour worsens, statues and sculptures are at risk.
  • 6) When completed, it will be the biggest stone statue in the world.
  • 7) If he spends that long at City they will be building a statue to him.
  • 8) A stone statue head lay in the centre of one room surrounded by cracked columns.
  • 9) Little golden statues all round.
  • 10) The council removed the statue.
  • 11) If you have bought a sculpture or statue but it is too small for your garden, you could display it indoors.
  • 12) As you can see, during their careers all our nominees have shown naked ambition in their quest for the coveted golden statue.
  • 13) Florence has had ten small earthquakes in the past ten months, prompting calls for the statue to be removed from the city altogether.
  • 14) Activists in Moscow put balaclavas on statues of well-known figures in protest.
  • 15) In Ukraine alone thousands of Lenin statues were removed.
  • 16) Build his statue at Wimbledon.
  • 17) The muscular golden statue would straddle two extended outer piers of Rhodes harbour, according to its creators.
  • 18) By all means change the inscription, to show all his works - but to remove the statue would not change the history of the city.
  • 19) ‘The sculptor Antonio Canova used classical statues as the basis for his figures of modern men and women.’
  • 20) ‘However, it is very brittle and difficult to rework, and therefore not generally used to cast statues.’
  • 21) ‘The white marble from which Michelangelo carved his statues came from these mountains.’
  • 22) ‘Practically every store now stocks figurines and statues of the cheerful young god.’
  • 23) ‘On the upper shelf is the figure of Hercules after the statue in the Palazzo Farnese.’
  • 24) ‘These are occupied by casts of statues found in other parts of the town.’
  • 25) ‘They may look like lifeless statues or figures made of plastic bricks, but they are still the class enemy.’
  • 26) ‘James Boyle is correct about Edinburgh's lack of statues of great literary figures.’
  • 27) ‘The bronze statue of Sir David has already been cast, and is now been giving its final burnishing.’
  • 28) ‘The statue itself, carved by Onslow Ford, is a cause of some controversy in its own right.’
  • 29) ‘He was to be paid twelve dollars a month, and to be allowed two years in which to carve a statue.’
  • 30) ‘He is best known for public statues, including several in prominent positions in London.’
  • 31) ‘For spiritual nourishment there were halls of worship filled with statues of the Buddha.’
  • 32) ‘The catalogue fails to note that the statue of Darius displayed is a reproduction.’
  • 33) ‘Gilded statues and carvings adorn the walls and pilgrims come from far and wide.’
  • 34) ‘From photographs Colin then set to work creating the three five-metre high bronze statues.’
  • 35) ‘The only outward sign that the house could belong to a rider are two bronze statues of horses by the fountain on the front lawn.’
  • 36) ‘Could it be a clue to how the Ancient Greeks produced those massive bronze statues?’
  • 37) ‘One of the most stunning series of objects was a set of small bronze statues of horses.’
  • 38) ‘The Happy Prince is a statue in the city square, a statue covered in gold leaf and crusted in gems.’


  • 1) This should be recognised by a new statute of limitations.
  • 2) There was no statute of limitations in this case.
  • 3) They are a long way from the statute book.
  • 4) It has little or no basis either in case law or statute.
  • 5) The plans are landing on the statute book.
  • 6) He insisted that common law and statute did allow for exceptional circumstances.
  • 7) The statute of limitations specifies the deadline for filing a civil lawsuit.
  • 8) The plan is unlikely to reach the statute book.
  • 9) He will not face charges as the statute of limitations on the alleged crimes has expired.
  • 10) Such measures are on the statute book but not in force.
  • 11) But there is no statute of limitations on suffering.
  • 12) My client annoyed the judge so much that she threw her statute book at him.
  • 13) Employers are concerned because these statutes require them to balance compliance with their duty to keep their workforces safe.
  • 14) The defendant's case was that the letters were sent as required by the statute.
  • 15) The lack of a statute law database highlights one of the ironies of British public life.
  • 16) Yet existing statute law decreed that such agreements were only one factor in the balance, she said.
  • 17) This does not require statute.
  • 18) Bills regularly make reference to other statute law without any further explanation, making them impossible for anyone without specialist legal knowledge to understand.
  • 19) The charter is the Conservatives' alternative to a new statute to verify a new press regulator.
  • 20) But with a new statute, judges would'still have to draw the line.
  • 21) The Prime Minister made clear during his evidence to the inquiry that his instinct was against any new statute.
  • 22) First, he does not think that he should have to sit on the panel appointing his successor, as required by statute.
  • 23) "UPDATE [arrest_charges] SET [statute] = @statute, [count] = @count WHERE [charge_rec_num] = @charge_rec_num"
  • 24) Read () "UPDATE arrest_charges SET statute = @statute, fciccodev = @fciccodev, fsdesc
  • 25) It also makes one wonder to what extent the statute is actually Constitutional .....
  • 26) This statute is actually worse than those in Arizona and Oklahoma.
  • 27) Taken together, these considera-tions lead us to conclude that the statute is a “necessary and proper” means of exercising the federal authority thatpermits Congress to create federal criminal laws, to pun-ish their violation, to imprison violators, to provide appropriately for those imprisoned, and to maintain the securityof those who are not imprisoned but who may be affected by the federal imprisonment of others.
  • 28) Taken together, these considerations lead us to conclude that the statute is a “necessary and proper” means of exercising the federal authority that permits Congress to create federal criminal laws, to punish their violation, to imprison violators, to provide appropriately for those imprisoned, and to maintain the security of those who are not imprisoned but who may be affected by the federal imprisonment of others. (emphasis added).
  • 29) The plain language of the statute applied to the plaintiffs, but in my view there was not much point in telling a judge that the plain language of the statute is the plain language of the statute.
  • 30) This statute is about one thing and it's NOT traffic safety.
  • 31) On the constitutional avoidance canon, that only applies where the statute is ambiguous and there is a serious constitutional question.
  • 32) ‘Rules are written to reflect the statutes passed in legislation.’
  • 33) ‘Congress has passed statutes making a defendant pay the fee of a plaintiff's lawyer if the plaintiff prevails in the case.’
  • 34) ‘It is not entirely clear from this paper, it may be clear from the original: is this form of lease prescribed by statute or regulation?’
  • 35) ‘In choosing between these submissions we must first remind ourselves of the relevant provisions of statute and subordinate legislation.’
  • 36) ‘It is one thing to prosecute to conviction and to take positive steps authorised by statute to confiscate the proceeds of crime from the convicted defendant.’
  • 37) ‘What I am saying is there may be a difference conceptually in placing a limitation on jurisdiction conferred by statute?’
  • 38) ‘We have precisely the same structure - a monopolistic, representation body endorsed by statute.’
  • 39) ‘In reading the objectives, instructions and guidance the court is not construing a statute, or even subordinate legislation.’
  • 40) ‘The provision or the ability to suspend a sentence is provided by statute.’
  • 41) ‘The jurisdiction to stay, although introduced by statute in the field of arbitration agreements, is in origin an equitable remedy.’
  • 42) ‘But in all other contexts in ordinary criminal appellate statutes with which this country is familiar, what the jury did may not be ignored.’
  • 43) ‘In my judgment, that argument does less than justice to the fact that the review procedure is provided for by statute.’
  • 44) ‘Thus statutes were passed with the object of giving landlords a return sufficient to induce them to make accommodation available.’
  • 45) ‘The principles relating to interpretation of statutes require that the words of a statute be given the meaning which they bore at the time the statute was passed.’
  • 46) ‘You can have a common law in the statute, I suppose, in some loose sense.’
  • 47) ‘It is not suggested in the present case that there was any liability for failure to exercise this power, either under the statute or at common law.’
  • 48) ‘However the issue is decided by construction of the section of the statute not the common law.’
  • 49) ‘With this strong new federal interpretation of the act, states may now be able to add language to their own rules and statutes regarding state's control of exotic species.’
  • 50) ‘Parts 2 and 3 dealing with statutes and rules are already available in the market at lower prices.’
  • 51) ‘That seemingly innocuous statute implicitly included rules for classification and censorship.’
  • 52) ‘Both sides claim the backing of World Trade Organization statutes for their positions.’
  • 53) ‘Ironically, it appeared to have no effect on the organisation's statutes or policy positions.’
  • 54) ‘Today, they are marketing themselves as ‘financial cooperatives,’ even though they are organized under different statutes.’
  • 55) ‘Many states have statutes or administrative rules about some specific content to be required in medical records, and these can and must be tailored into any CBE system.’
  • 56) ‘Practice standards also can establish restrictions through statutes, rules, or both, on the practice of an occupation with the use of special enforcement.’
  • 57) ‘This language suggests that a state legislature could even ignore the results of a presidential election conducted under its own rules - the very statutes it enacted.’
  • 58) ‘Gone were the smothering rules and statutes of the Church.’
  • 59) ‘Most custom is supported by statutes of organizations, churches, or clubs, if not guaranteed by the state.’
  • 60) ‘By ruling the statute unconstitutional, the decision affects every county in New Jersey.’
  • 61) ‘Parliament's own rules - though not statute - give the courts that much consideration.’
  • 62) ‘Indeed, it seems certain that the major Catholic institutions are not going to change their by-laws or statutes to accommodate the requirements for the mandate.’
  • 63) ‘Thirty-eight states revised and re-enacted their death penalty laws after the 1972 Court ruling that all but a few capital statutes were unconstitutional.’
  • 64) ‘The founding meeting approved a statute and leadership of the organisation, banker Emil Hursev told journalists.’
  • 65) ‘Similar to the Asquith Colleges, they were governed by French university statutes, and the staff members were accorded the rights of French academics.’
  • 66) ‘He worked hard to reform the statutes of Cambridge University and, when the Government set up a Commission to propose reforms, he was appointed to it.’
  • 67) ‘They claimed members were not given prior notice and the university's academic council must be consulted before the governing body can make changes to university statutes.’
  • 68) ‘Alexander, disliking harsh measures, in 1863 approved a new set of university statutes.’
  • 69) ‘There may be the rare exception, such as a working sheep dog, which could fall within the statute, but the exception only proves the rule.’
  • 70) ‘The Allies drafted a statute that laid out the rules for trial procedure and defined the crimes to be tried.’
  • 71) ‘The powers bestowed by this statute are completely unlimited, restricted by no law or institution.’

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