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State (IPA: /ˈsteɪt/)


State (n.)

The circumstances or condition of a being or thing at any given time.

State (n.)

Rank; condition; quality; as, the state of honor.

State (n.)

Condition of prosperity or grandeur; wealthy or prosperous circumstances; social importance.

State (n.)

Appearance of grandeur or dignity; pomp.

State (n.)

A chair with a canopy above it, often standing on a dais; a seat of dignity; also, the canopy itself.

State (n.)

Estate, possession.

State (n.)

A person of high rank.

State (n.)

Any body of men united by profession, or constituting a community of a particular character; as, the civil and ecclesiastical states, or the lords spiritual and temporal and the commons, in Great Britain. Cf. Estate, n., 6.

State (n.)

The principal persons in a government.

State (n.)

The bodies that constitute the legislature of a country; as, the States-general of Holland.

State (n.)

A form of government which is not monarchial, as a republic.

State (n.)

A political body, or body politic; the whole body of people who are united one government, whatever may be the form of the government; a nation.

State (n.)

In the United States, one of the commonwealth, or bodies politic, the people of which make up the body of the nation, and which, under the national constitution, stands in certain specified relations with the national government, and are invested, as commonwealth, with full power in their several spheres over all matters not expressly inhibited.

State (n.)

Highest and stationary condition, as that of maturity between growth and decline, or as that of crisis between the increase and the abating of a disease; height; acme.

State (a.)

Stately.

State (a.)

Belonging to the state, or body politic; public.

State (v. t.)

To set; to settle; to establish.

State (v. t.)

To express the particulars of; to set down in detail or in gross; to represent fully in words; to narrate; to recite; as, to state the facts of a case, one's opinion, etc.

State (n.)

A statement; also, a document containing a statement.

State

Organised community living under a system of government; either a sovereign state, constituent state, or federated state

State

In functional analysis, a positive linear functional of norm 1

State

Abstract term that denotes the presence of stable values of a set of variables of an object

State

Print made by a permanent change to a matrix

State

Term in Catholic theology with various meanings

State (Last Name / Surname)

State is the #43,006 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 503 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [G]overnment even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one" - Government

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A black belt is nothing more than a belt that goes around your waist. Being a black belt is a state of mind and attitude." - Martial arts

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A sound Mind in a sound Body, is a short but full description of a happy State in this World." - Happiness

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A sound mind in a sound body, is a short but full description of a happy state in this world." - John Locke

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A state without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation." - Conservatism


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