Definition of State:

  1. Politics: (Written usually with a lowercase or common letter s) Geographical area within defined territorial boundaries and with a distinct set of political institutions, ruled by a government through laws conformance to which is imposed by force (if necessary) in the common interest. Whereas the term state emphasizes a self-governing legal and political entity, nation emphasizes a particular community of people with shared culture and history, and country the physical dimensions and boundaries of a geographical area.

  2. Of, provided by, or concerned with the civil government of a country.

  3. An impression taken from an etched or engraved plate at a particular stage.

  4. A nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government.

  5. Present or introduce (a theme or melody) in a composition.

  6. The civil government of a country.

  7. The particular condition that someone or something is in at a specific time.

  8. Express something definitely or clearly in speech or writing.

  9. Used or done on ceremonial occasions; involving the ceremony associated with a head of state.

  10. Law: (Written often with an uppercase or capital letter S) entity that prosecutes persons accused of criminal wrong-doing as the representative of the people of a state.

  11. Pomp and ceremony associated with monarchy or high levels of government.

Synonyms of State

Babylonian splendor, Everyman, John Doe, Kreis, Public, Affirm, Air, Allege, Ally, Announce, Annunciate, Archbishopric, Archdiocese, Archduchy, Archdukedom, Argue, Arrondissement, Articulate, Assert, Assever, Asseverate, Assign, Attitude, Aver, Avouch, Avow, Bailiwick, Bishopric, Body politic, Borough, Brilliance, Bring out, Buffer state, Canton, Capacity, Captive nation, Ceremonial, Character, Chieftaincy, Chieftainry, Chime in, Circumstance, Circumstances, Citizenry, City, City-state, Civic, Civil, Claim, Colony, Come out with, Common, Common man, Commonweal, Commonwealth, Communal, Commune, Community, Community at large, Conceive, Condition, Conditions, Confess, Confirm, Congressional district, Constablewick, Constitution, Contend, Cosmopolitan, Couch, Couch in terms, Count, Country, County, Declare, Declare roundly, Delineate, Deliver, Denominate, Departement, Describe, Designate, Determine, Dignified, Diocese, District, Domain, Dominion, Duchy, Dukedom, Earldom, Elaborateness, Electoral district, Electorate, Elegance, Elucidate, Embody in words, Empery, Empire, Enunciate, Estate, Everybody, Everyman, Everyone, Everywoman, Explain, Expound, Express, Express the belief, Federal, Fix, Folk, Folks, Footing, Form, Formal, Formality, Formularize, Formulate, Frame, Free city, General, General public, Gentry, Give, Give expression to, Give notice, Give words to, Glory, Gorgeousness, Government, Governmental, Grand duchy, Grandeur, Grandiosity, Grandness, Hamlet, Have, Heraldry, Hold, Hundred, Imperial, Imposingness, Impressiveness, Indicate, Insist, International, Interpret, Issue a manifesto, Issue a statement, Kingdom, Land, Lavishness, Lay down, Luxuriousness, Luxury, Magistracy, Magnificence, Maintain, Majestic, Majesty, Make a statement, Make an announcement, Mandant, Mandate, Mandated territory, Mandatee, Mandatory, Manifesto, Mark, Men, Mention, Metropolis, Metropolitan area, Mode, Name, Narrate, Nation, National, Nationality, Nobility, Nuncupate, Oblast, Official, Okrug, Paragraph, Parish, People, People in general, Persons, Phase, Phrase, Pick out, Pin down, Plushness, Point out, Polis, Polity, Pomp, Populace, Population, Poshness, Position, Possession, Posture, Power, Precinct, Predicate, Present, Pride, Principality, Principate, Proclaim, Profess, Pronounce, Protectorate, Protest, Proudness, Province, Public, Publish a manifesto, Puppet government, Puppet regime, Put, Put in words, Put it, Quote, Realm, Recite, Regal, Region, Rehearse, Relate, Report, Republic, Resplendence, Rhetorize, Riding, Ritziness, Royal, Satellite, Say, Select, Seneschalty, Set, Set down, Set forth, Set out, Settlement, Shape, Sheriffalty, Sheriffwick, Shire, Shrievalty, Signify, Situation, Social, Societal, Society, Soke, Solemn, Solemnity, Sovereign nation, Speak, Speak out, Speak up, Specialize, Specify, Splendidness, Splendiferousness, Splendor, Stage, Stake, Stand, Stand for, Stand on, State of affairs, State of being, Stateliness, Stately, Stature, Status, Stipulate, Structure, Style, Submit, Sultanate, Sumptuousness, Superpower, Supranational, Swear, Tell, Territory, Testify, Throw out, Toparchia, Toparchy, Town, Township, Utter, Vent, Ventilate, Village, Voice, Vow, Wapentake, Ward, Warrant, Word, World, You and me, Express, Voice, Utter, Say, Tell, Declare, Affirm, Assert, Aver, Announce, Make known, Communicate, Reveal, Disclose, Divulge, Give out, Give voice to, Pronounce, Articulate, Enunciate, Proclaim, Present, Expound, Preach, Promulgate, Publish, Broadcast, Government, Parliament, The administration, The regime, The authorities, The council, The Establishment, Ceremonial, Official, Formal, Governmental, National, Public, Country, Nation, Land, Sovereign state, Nation state, Kingdom, Empire, Republic, Confederation, Federation, Body politic, Commonwealth, Power, World power, Superpower, Polity, Domain, Territory, Ceremonial, Official, Formal, Governmental, National, Public, Condition, Shape, Situation, Circumstances, State of affairs, Position

How to use State in a sentence?

  1. Services provided by the state.
  2. The state of this man was horrible. He had been surviving without food for many weeks, and barely made it back to civilization.
  3. The state of the companys finances.
  4. Steve always enjoyed the challenge of doing his taxes, but he could never find the proper paperwork for his state taxes.
  5. He was buried in state.
  6. Germany, Italy, and other European states.
  7. The vagrant had committed a crime but had no money for representation, so a lawyer was provided by the state for his defense.
  8. A state visit to Hungary by Queen Elizabeth.
  9. The report stated that more than 51 percent of voters failed to participate.
  10. It begins with the bass stating the melody and features a shifting arrangement that allows everyone a chance to solo.
  11. The future of state education.
  12. An oblong plate, dry point, first state of eight.

Meaning of State & State Definition