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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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British
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Indian

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How to use state in a sentence?

  1. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    The president, as I think many people expected, did over the course of his first several years in office trade emails with his secretary of state, the point that the president was making is not that he didn't know Secretary Clinton's email address. He did. But he was not aware of the details of how that email address and that server had been set up, or how Secretary Clinton and her team were planning to comply with the Federal Records Act.

  2. Robert Hanlon:

    These crimes are often preventable if family members are more informed about the potential danger from having someone who is severely mentally ill in the home and who may have shown violent tendencies in the past, family members may lull themselves into a state of false beliefs thinking ‘ my son would never hurt me ’ or ‘ my husband may have a short fuse but he would never seriously harm me. ’.

  3. Paul Chabot:

    The right and ethical thing for me to do was for me to abstain, i have one of the toughest records on the California state parole board.

  4. Evan Greer:

    Its time to recognize that Big Tech plus Big Government equals Big Brother. Police departments typically have to answer to city and state elected officials, who are supposed to provide oversight to ensure theyre not abusing their power, amazon has found the perfect loophole: by entering into these partnerships with police theyre building a privately-run, for-profit, surveillance dragnet without any real accountability.

  5. John McCain:

    My thoughts and prayers are with families of the person who was killed and the three others who were wounded in the horrific shooting on the campus of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff early this morning, i appreciate the efforts of all state and local law enforcement officials, first-responders and school administrators, and continue to pray for the recovery of the injured, as well as all those in the NAU community who have been impacted by this terrible tragedy.


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