Term:state

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OVERVIEW OF NOUN STATE

1) state: the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state; “the state has lowered its income tax

2) state, province: the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; “his state is in the deep south

3) state, nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politic: a politically organized body of people under a single government; “the state has elected a new president”; “African nations”; “students who had come to the nation’s capitol”; “the country’s largest manufacturer”; “an industrialized land

4) state: the way something is with respect to its main attributes; “the current state of knowledge”; “his state of health”; “in a weak financial state”

5) Department of State, United States Department of State, State Department, State, DoS: the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies; “the Department of State was created in 1789″

6) country, state, land: the territory occupied by a nation; “he returned to the land of his birth”; “he visited several European countries”

7) state: a state of depression or agitation; “he was in such a state you just couldn’t reason with him”

8) state of matter, 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

OVERVIEW OF VERB STATE

1) state, say, tell: express in words; “He said that he wanted to marry her”; “tell me what is bothering you”; “state your opinion”; “state your name

2) submit, state, put forward, posit: put before; “I submit to you that the accused is guilty”

3) express, state: indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.; “Can you express this distance in kilometers?”

noun state has 8 sense(s) (first 8 from tagged texts)


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