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Synonyms for state
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. state, province(noun)

    the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation

    "his state is in the deep south"

    Synonyms:
    nation, country, responsibility, province, res publica, body politic, commonwealth, land, state of matter

  2. state(noun)

    the way something is with respect to its main attributes

    "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"

    Synonyms:
    nation, country, province, res publica, body politic, commonwealth, land, state of matter

  3. state(noun)

    the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state

    "the state has lowered its income tax"

    Synonyms:
    nation, country, province, res publica, body politic, commonwealth, land, state of matter

  4. state, nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politic(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    landed estate, state of matter, body politic, commonwealth, ground, nation, farming, province, res publica, kingdom, solid ground, dry land, estate, realm, land, country, soil, area, acres, republic, demesne, earth, democracy, rural area, terra firma, domain

  5. state of matter, state(noun)

    (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"

    Synonyms:
    nation, country, body politic, province, res publica, commonwealth, land, state of matter

  6. state(noun)

    a state of depression or agitation

    "he was in such a state you just couldn't reason with him"

    Synonyms:
    nation, country, province, res publica, body politic, commonwealth, land, state of matter

  7. country, state, land(noun)

    the territory occupied by a nation

    "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"

    Synonyms:
    landed estate, state of matter, body politic, commonwealth, ground, nation, farming, province, res publica, kingdom, solid ground, dry land, estate, realm, land, country, soil, area, acres, demesne, earth, rural area, terra firma, domain

  8. Department of State, United States Department of State, State Department, State, DoS(verb)

    the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies

    "the Department of State was created in 1789"

    Synonyms:
    nation, country, disk operating system, province, res publica, body politic, commonwealth, land, state of matter

  9. state, say, tell(verb)

    express in words

    "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"

    Synonyms:
    enunciate, express, sound out, aver, recite, enounce, distinguish, recount, secern, say, narrate, evidence, suppose, submit, articulate, assure, put forward, posit, severalise, separate, pronounce, enjoin, severalize, secernate, allege, read, tell apart, differentiate, tell, order

  10. submit, state, put forward, posit(verb)

    put before

    "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"

    Synonyms:
    express, put forward, pass on, relegate, fix, put in, resign, tell, take, stir, call down, give in, conjure, subject, arouse, bow, bring up, reconcile, accede, conjure up, assert, deposit, raise, render, defer, nominate, present, call forth, put up, invoke, posit, evoke, situate, postulate, submit, say

  11. express, state(verb)

    indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.

    "Can you express this distance in kilometers?"

    Synonyms:
    extract, express, press out, evince, say, convey, submit, posit, put forward, give tongue to, verbalize, utter, carry, verbalise, tell, show

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. state

    To state (Latin sto, stand) is to set forth explicitly, formally, or particularly in speech or writing. Assert (Latin ad, to, and sero, bind) is strongly personal, signifying to state boldly and positively what the one making the statement has not attempted and may not attempt to prove. Affirm has less of egotism than assert (as seen in the word self-assertion), coming nearer to aver. It has more solemnity than declare, and more composure and dignity than asseverate, which is to assert excitedly. In legal usage, affirm has a general agreement with depose and testify; it differs from swear in not invoking the name of God. To assure is to state with such authority and confidence as the speaker feels ought to make the hearer sure. Certify is more formal, and applies rather to written documents or legal processes. Assure, certify, inform, apply to the person; affirm, etc., to the thing. Assert is combative; assure is conciliatory. I assert my right to cross the river; I assure my friend it is perfectly safe. To aver is to state positively what is within one's own knowledge or matter of deep conviction. One may assert himself, or assert his right to what he is willing to contend for; or he may assert in discussion what he is ready to maintain by argument or evidence. To assert without proof is always to lay oneself open to the suspicion of having no proof to offer, and seems to arrogate too much to one's personal authority, and hence in such cases both the verb assert and its noun assertion have an unfavorable sense; we say a mere assertion, a bare assertion, his unsupported assertion; he asserted his innocence has less force than he affirmed or maintained his innocence. Affirm, state, and tell have not the controversial sense of assert, but are simply declarative. To vindicate is to defend successfully what is assailed. Almost every criminal will assert his innocence; the honest man will seldom lack means to vindicate his integrity.

    Synonyms:
    affirm, allege, assert, asseverate, assure, aver, avouch, avow, certify, claim, declare, depose, express, inform, maintain, predicate, pronounce, propound, protest, say, set forth, specify, swear, tell, testify

    Antonyms:
    contradict, contravene, controvert, deny, disprove, dispute, gainsay, oppose, refute, repudiate, retract, waive

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. state(n)

    Synonyms:
    position, condition, situation, circumstances, plight, predicament, case, province

  2. state(v)

    Synonyms:
    say, declare, propound, aver, set forth, narrate, specify, particularize, avow, recite

    Antonyms:
    suppress, repress, suppose, imply, deny, contradict, retract

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. state(n.)

    Synonyms:
    condition, situation, position, plight, predicament, pass, case, category

  2. state(n.)

    Synonyms:
    commonwealth, civil community, body politic

  3. state(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pomp, parade, dignity, grandeur, magnificence, glory

  4. state(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    express (with particularity), explain, specify, set forth

  5. state(a.)

    Synonyms:
    national, public

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. state(n)

    Synonyms:
    condition, plight, category, situation, pass, predicament, circumstances, rank, quality, pomp, grandeur, magnificence, commonwealth, canton

    Associated words:
    federal, federalist, federalism, federalize, confederate, confederation, gerrymander, secession

  2. state(v)

    Synonyms:
    assert, affirm, aver, allege, say, specify, declare

How to pronounce state?

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Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

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How to use state in a sentence?

  1. John von Neumann:

    Anyone who considers arithmetical methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of sin.

  2. Kristi Noem:

    We are strongest when we work together ; this includes our battle against Covid-19, i request that the tribes immediately cease interfering with or regulating traffic on Kristi Noem and State Highways and remove all travel checkpoints.

  3. Vermont Gov. Phil Scott:

    The orchard owners and state agencies are working to make sure these workers have what they need -- food, shelter and other things to isolate safely, in light of recent national events, I hardly need to remind Vermonters of the nature of the virus. People do not get sick because they are from a certain place, ethnicity or nationality -- they get sick if they are exposed to the virus.

  4. Maggie Chambers:

    The last time( the state Democratic Party) had contact with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, it assured us that( the party) was not under investigation. Given the absence of any follow-up, we have assumed the investigation was closed.

  5. Leon Fresco:

    If you were to read those cold, you would read those and you would say, 'Oh my God, Latinos and immigrants and Mexicans are so violent and so prone to crime,' and really what the actual way to read that is that in the federal system, it's not like the state system where most crimes are prosecuted, there has to be an interstate or international nexus to prosecute a federal crime, so in the federal system, the easiest type of federal crime to prove is illegal immigration.


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