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state

noun

1 state

The territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation:
— His state is in the deep south.

synonym: province.

Roget 542: school, academy, university, alma mater, college, seminary, Lyceum; institute, institution; palaestra, Gymnasium, class, seminar.    ... show more

Roget 79: speciality, specialite; individuality, individuity; particularity, peculiarity; idiocrasy etc. (tendency) 176; personality, characteristic, mannerism, idiosyncrasy; ... show more

Roget 7: state, condition, category, estate, lot, ease, trim, mood, pickle, plight, temper; aspect etc. (appearance) ... show more

Roget 882: ostentation, display, show, flourish, parade, etalage [Fr.], pomp, array, state, solemnity; dash, splash, splurge, glitter, ... show more

Dutch: provincie
Polish: region



2 state

The way something is with respect to its main attributes.

Dutch: bedoening, boel, hoedanigheid, kwaliteit, situatie, toestand
Polish: stan

3 state

The group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state.

Dutch: staat

4 state

A politically organized body of people under a single government:
— The state has elected a new president.

synonyms: body politic, commonwealth, country, land, nation, res publica.

Roget 737a: government, legal authority, soveriegn, sovereign authority; authority etc. 737; master etc. 745; direction etc. 693.    [nations] ... show more

Roget 372: man, mankind; human race, human species, human kind, human nature; humanity, mortality, flesh, generation.    [Science of man] anthropology, anthropogeny, ... show more

Dutch: gemenebest, land, staat
Polish: nawa paƄstwowa

5 state

chemistry The three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container):
— The solid state of water is called ice.

synonym: state of matter.

Dutch: toestand waarin stof verkeert
Polish: stan skupienia

6 state

A state of depression or agitation.

7 state

The territory occupied by a nation.

synonyms: country, land.

Roget 780: property, possession, suum cuique [Lat.], meum et tuum [Lat.].    ownership, proprietorship, lordship; seignority; empire etc. (dominion) 737.    interest, stake, ... show more

8 State

The federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies:
— The Department of State was created in 1789.

synonyms: Department of State, DoS, State Department, United States Department of State.

verb

1 state

Express in words:
— State your opinion.
— State your name.

synonyms: say, tell.

Roget 535: assert; make an assertion etc. n.; have one's say; say, affirm, predicate, declare, state; protest, profess.    put forth, ... show more

Roget 527: tell; inform, inform of; acquaint, acquaint with; impart, impart to; make acquaintance with, apprise, advise, enlighten, awaken; transmit.    ... show more

2 state

Put before.

synonyms: posit, put forward, submit.

3 state

Indicate through a symbol, formula, etc..

synonym: express.


adjective

Roget 737a: regal, sovereign, governing; royal, royalist; monarchical, kingly; imperial, imperiatorial; princely; feudal; aristocratic, autocratic; oligarchic ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Babylonian splendor, Everyman, John Doe, Kreis, Public, affirm, air, allege, ally, announce, annunciate, archbishopric, archdiocese, archduchy, archdukedom, argue, arrondissement, articulate, assert, assever ... show more.

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