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1. state

noun. ['ˈsteɪt'] the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation.

Synonyms

  • territorial division
  • eparchy
  • Italian region
  • administrative division
  • land
  • American state
  • Australian state
  • administrative district
  • country
  • commonwealth
  • province
  • Soviet Socialist Republic

Antonyms

  • unbroken
  • broken
  • ill health
  • powerful

Etymology

  • status (Latin)
  • stare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with State

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  • circumnavigate
  • recriminate
  • silverplate
  • remunerate
  • interrelate
  • disinflate
  • demodulate
  • translate
  • stagflate
  • procreate
  • desecrate
  • conjugate
  • commutate
  • underrate
  • recreate
  • postdate
  • conflate
  • telerate
  • sumgait
  • reflate
  • prorate
  • predate
  • overweight
  • overrate
  • mcfate
  • mccreight
  • lightweight
  • inflate
  • dictate

How do you pronounce state?

Pronounce state as steɪt.

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How do you spell state? Is it stste ?

A common misspelling of state is stste

Example sentences of the word state


1. Noun, singular or mass
Whatever happened to your best friend who moved out of state when you were both in the eighth grade?

Quotes containing the word state


1. A birthday is just another day where you go to work and people give you love. Age is just a state of mind, and you are as old as you think you are. You have to count your blessings and be happy.
- Abhishek Bachchan

2. Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
- Joyce Brothers

3. The art of war is of vital importance to the state. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected.
- Sun Tzu

2. church-state

noun. a state ruled by religious authority.

3. solid-state

adjective. ['ˈsɑːlədˈsteɪt'] characteristic of or relating to the physical properties of solid materials especially electromagnetic or thermodynamic or structural properties of crystalline solids.

Antonyms

  • liquid

4. state-supported

adjective. supported and operated by the government of a state.

Antonyms

  • covert

5. state

verb. ['ˈsteɪt'] express in words.

Synonyms

  • answer
  • articulate
  • enunciate
  • give
  • express
  • announce
  • introduce
  • sum
  • give tongue to
  • observe
  • present
  • respond
  • verbalize
  • lay out
  • sum up
  • vocalize
  • verbalise
  • summarise
  • remark
  • say
  • represent
  • reply
  • add
  • precede
  • misstate
  • utter
  • append
  • supply
  • note
  • preface
  • mention
  • summarize
  • tell
  • premise
  • explain
  • vocalise
  • declare

Antonyms

  • impossibility
  • absence
  • nonexistent
  • agreement

Etymology

  • status (Latin)
  • stare (Latin)

6. state

noun. ['ˈsteɪt'] the way something is with respect to its main attributes.

Synonyms

  • annulment
  • imminentness
  • multivalence
  • polyvalence
  • enmity
  • readiness
  • dystopia
  • degree
  • imminence
  • saving grace
  • state of flux
  • omniscience
  • multivalency
  • wholeness
  • power
  • beingness
  • utilization
  • polyvalency
  • conflict
  • obligation
  • dead letter
  • inactivity
  • level
  • end
  • lifelessness
  • nonbeing
  • ne plus ultra
  • plurality
  • motionlessness
  • temporary state
  • agency
  • illumination
  • nationhood
  • neotony
  • condition
  • situation
  • dependency
  • kalemia
  • state of grace
  • unity
  • turgor
  • stage
  • receivership
  • heterozygosity
  • destruction
  • damnation
  • employ
  • office
  • being
  • union
  • ownership
  • integrity
  • perfection
  • flawlessness
  • tribalism
  • employment
  • natural state
  • relationship
  • dependance
  • imperfection
  • imminency
  • conditionality
  • attribute
  • unemployment
  • isomerism
  • maturity
  • ground state
  • motion
  • non-issue
  • medium
  • immatureness
  • cleavage
  • grace
  • hostility
  • activeness
  • dependence
  • eternal damnation
  • skillfulness
  • imperfectness
  • wild
  • preparedness
  • death
  • state of nature
  • point
  • feeling
  • freedom
  • stillness
  • antagonism
  • activity
  • action
  • impendency
  • inactiveness
  • matureness
  • preparation
  • omnipotence
  • separation
  • existence
  • inaction
  • representation
  • status
  • position
  • flux
  • merchantability
  • immaturity
  • order
  • state of affairs
  • unification
  • ornamentation
  • enlargement
  • forthcomingness
  • utopia
  • homozygosity
  • impendence
  • disorder
  • revocation
  • paternity

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • nonexistence
  • activity
  • action
  • inactiveness
  • unemployment
  • maturity
  • separation
  • motion
  • inaction
  • dystopia
  • heterozygosity
  • immaturity
  • order
  • being
  • union
  • inactivity
  • nonbeing
  • activeness
  • utopia
  • perfection
  • homozygosity
  • motionlessness
  • disorder
  • employment

Etymology

  • status (Latin)
  • stare (Latin)

7. state

noun. ['ˈsteɪt'] the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state.

Synonyms

  • regime
  • government
  • Soviets
  • welfare state

Antonyms

  • intense
  • immoderation
  • moderation
  • low

Etymology

  • status (Latin)
  • stare (Latin)

8. state

noun. ['ˈsteɪt'] a politically organized body of people under a single government.

Synonyms

  • Dominion
  • Reich
  • estate of the realm
  • ally
  • foreign country
  • country
  • world power
  • political entity
  • developing country
  • the three estates
  • major power
  • rogue state
  • sea power
  • commonwealth
  • res publica
  • body politic
  • rogue nation
  • power
  • land
  • renegade state
  • suzerain
  • political unit
  • estate
  • nation
  • superpower
  • commonwealth country
  • great power
  • city-state

Antonyms

  • hot war
  • peace
  • ready
  • unwillingness

Etymology

  • status (Latin)
  • stare (Latin)

9. state

verb. ['ˈsteɪt'] put before.

Synonyms

  • suggest
  • advise
  • submit
  • put forward
  • posit

Antonyms

  • inability
  • unable
  • incapacity
  • uncreativeness

Etymology

  • status (Latin)
  • stare (Latin)

10. state

verb. ['ˈsteɪt'] indicate through a symbol, formula, etc..

Synonyms

  • express
  • denote
  • refer

Antonyms

  • compatibility
  • raise
  • uneven
  • unequal

Etymology

  • status (Latin)
  • stare (Latin)
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