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1. government

noun. ['ˈgʌvɝnmənt'] the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit.

Synonyms

  • regime
  • organisation
  • judiciary
  • local government
  • governing body
  • legislative assembly
  • division
  • authoritarian state
  • state government
  • pontificate
  • ancien regime
  • papacy
  • polity
  • royal court
  • establishment
  • general assembly
  • legislative body
  • law-makers
  • organization
  • puppet government
  • Downing Street
  • government-in-exile
  • bench
  • brass
  • pupet regime
  • empire
  • totalitation regime
  • executive
  • officialdom
  • judicatory
  • judicature
  • palace
  • federal government
  • court
  • state
  • totalitarian state
  • government department
  • puppet state
  • authorities
  • stratocracy
  • judicial system
  • government officials
  • bureaucracy
  • administration
  • governance
  • legislature
  • military government

Antonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • inactiveness
  • unemployment

Etymology

  • governement (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • governement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with State Government

  • self-government
  • nongovernment
  • misgovernment

2. government

noun. ['ˈgʌvɝnmənt'] the act of governing; exercising authority.

Synonyms

  • social control
  • lawmaking
  • misgovernment
  • administration
  • governance
  • legislation
  • legislating
  • trust busting
  • government activity
  • governing

Antonyms

  • finish
  • inactivity
  • Cryptogamia
  • Phanerogamae

Etymology

  • governement (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • governement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. government

noun. ['ˈgʌvɝnmənt'] (government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed.

Synonyms

  • system of rules

Antonyms

  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • governement (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • governement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. 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)

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)

Example sentences of the word state-government


1. Noun Phrase
In New York, the state government does not prohibit the burial of dogs and other pets on private property.

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