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Social RespectPlay
Stature can imply respect earned by achievements or reputation in society. SlideDespite being young, her social stature was evident from the accolades she received.
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Implicit AuthorityPlay
A person with stature often has influence or authority without formal power. SlideHis advice carried weight due to his high stature among peers.
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Not PhysicalPlay
When used metaphorically, stature isn't about physical height, but about one's standing in society. SlideShe may be short, but her stature in the scientific community is unparalleled.