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state

state

 
 
pronunciation:
steIt
parts of speech:
noun, 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 after the terrible storm.
synonyms:
condition
definition 2: a particular condition of your mind or emotions.
Happiness is a pleasant state.She was in a sad state after reading the letter.
synonyms:
mood
similar words:
condition
definition 3: an area of land that has a government and is part of a group that together make up a country.
America has fifty states.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: stated, states, stating
definition: to say or write something that you believe, usually in a strong, confident way.
She stated her opinion.He stated that he would never get married again.
synonyms:
declare
similar words:
announce, claim, express, present, pronounce, put, relate, report, tell, write
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