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state

state

 
pronunciation:
steIt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the condition of a person or thing.
The old house was in a bad state.
synonyms:
condition
definition 2: the population of an area under a single government.
The president addressed the state by television.
synonyms:
nation
definition 3: an area of land that with other such areas forms a political unit.
Our nation has fifty states.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or related to the central civil government.
Every year I pay state and federal tax.
synonyms:
governmental
similar words:
constitutional, federal, national, official, political
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: stated, states, stating
definition: to say or write; express.
He stated his opinion.
synonyms:
assert, declare
antonyms:
imply
similar words:
affirm, allege, announce, claim, express, indicate, insist, present, proclaim, pronounce, put, relate, report, reveal, tell, write
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