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states

Overview of noun state

1. state, province -- (the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; "his state is in the deep south")

2. 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")

3. state -- (the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state; "the state has lowered its income tax")

4. 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")

5. 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")

6. state -- (a state of depression or agitation; "he was in such a state you just couldn't reason with him")

7. country, state, land -- (the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries")

8. 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")


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?")



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