HyperDic: stately

English > 3 senses of the word stately:
ADJECTIVEallstately, baronial, imposing, nobleimpressive in appearance
allstately, statuesqueof size and dignity suggestive of a statue
allstately, courtly, formalrefined or imposing in manner or appearance
stately > pronunciation
Soundsstey'tliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > stately: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningimpressive in appearance.
Example "stately columns"
Synonymsbaronial, imposing, noble
Broaderimpressivemaking a strong or vivid impression
Spanishimponente, majestuoso, noble, regio, señorial
Catalanbaronial, imponent, majestuós, noble, regi, senyorial
Nounsstatelinessimpressiveness in scale or proportion
English > stately: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf size and dignity suggestive of a statue.
Synonymstatuesque
BroadertallGreat in vertical dimension
Spanishescultural
Nounsstatelinessimpressiveness in scale or proportion
English > stately: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningrefined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court.
Synonymscourtly, formal
BroaderdignifiedHaving or expressing dignity
Spanishelegante, formal, solemne
Catalanformal
Nounsstatelinessan elaborate manner of doing something

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