English dictionary definition of:

state


Noun

  • the way something is with respect to its main attributes
  • the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies
  • a politically organized body of people under a single government
  • the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state
  • the territory occupied by a nation
  • the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
  • a state of depression or agitation
  • (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)

Verb

  • put before
  • express in words
  • indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.

Thesaurus

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Scrabble score for state


Scrabble score = 5

generated at 12:12:13 on 24-01-20

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