Definition of State in English :
Define State in English
State meaning in English
Meaning of State in English
Pronunciation of State in English
State pronunciation in English
Pronounce State in Englishsee synonyms of state
1. province, state
the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
Example Sentences:'his state is in the deep south'
the way something is with respect to its main attributes
Example Sentences:'the current state of knowledge''his state of health''in a weak financial state'
the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state
Example Sentences:'the state has lowered its income tax'
a politically organized body of people under a single government
Example Sentences:'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'
5. state, state of matter
(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)
Example Sentences:'the solid state of water is called ice'
a state of depression or agitation
Example Sentences:'he was in such a state you just couldn't reason with him'
the territory occupied by a nation
Example Sentences:'he returned to the land of his birth''he visited several European countries'
the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies
Example Sentences:'the Department of State was created in 1789'
express in words
Example Sentences:'He said that he wanted to marry her''tell me what is bothering you''state your opinion''state your name'
Example Sentences:'I submit to you that the accused is guilty'
11. express, state
indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.
Example Sentences:'Can you express this distance in kilometers?'
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