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Synonyms for (noun) state

Synonyms: state Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state

Similar words: attribute Definition: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity

Synonyms: Department of State, DoS, State, State Department, United States Department of State Definition: the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies Usage: the Department of State was created in 1789

Similar words: executive department Definition: a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States

Synonyms: res publica, state, country, commonwealth, body politic, nation, land Definition: a politically organized body of people under a single government Usage: 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

Similar words: political entity, political unit Definition: a unit with political responsibilities

Synonyms: state Definition: the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state Usage: the state has lowered its income tax

Similar words: regime, government, authorities Definition: the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit Usage: the government reduced taxes; the matter was referred to higher authorities

Synonyms: country, state, land Definition: the territory occupied by a nation Usage: he returned to the land of his birth; he visited several European countries

Similar words: territorial division, administrative district, administrative division Definition: a district defined for administrative purposes

Synonyms: state, province Definition: the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation Usage: his state is in the deep south

Similar words: territorial division, administrative district, administrative division Definition: a district defined for administrative purposes

Synonyms: state Definition: a state of depression or agitation Usage: he was in such a state you just couldn't reason with him

Similar words: emotional state, spirit Definition: the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection) Usage: his emotional state depended on her opinion; he was in good spirits; his spirit rose

Synonyms: state, state of matter Definition: (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) Usage: the solid state of water is called ice

Similar words: chemical phenomenon Definition: any natural phenomenon involving chemistry (as changes to atoms or molecules)

Synonyms for (verb) state

Synonyms: posit, put forward, submit, state Definition: put before Usage: I submit to you that the accused is guilty

Similar words: advise, suggest, propose Definition: make a proposal, declare a plan for something Usage: the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax

Synonyms: tell, say, state Definition: express in words Usage: He said that he wanted to marry her; tell me what is bothering you; state your opinion; state your name

Similar words: express, utter, verbalise, verbalize, give tongue to Definition: articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise Usage: She expressed her anger; He uttered a curse

Synonyms: state, express Definition: indicate through a symbol, formula, etc. Usage: Can you express this distance in kilometers?

Similar words: denote, refer Definition: have as a meaning Usage: `multi-' denotes `many'