HyperDic: state

English > 11 senses of the word state / State:
NOUNlocationstate, provincethe territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
Topsstatethe way something is with respect to its main attributes
groupstatethe group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state
groupstate, nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politica politically organized body of people under a single government
statestate, state of matter(chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids / liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container)
statestatea state of depression or agitation
locationstate, country, landthe territory occupied by a nation
groupState, Department of State, United States Department of State, State Department, DoSthe federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies
VERBcommunicationstate, say, tellexpress in words / words
communicationstate, submit, put forward, positput before
communicationstate, expressindicate through a symbol, formula, etc.
state / State > pronunciation
Soundsstey't
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English > state: 11 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation.
Example"his state is in the deep south"
Synonymprovince
InstancesAbkhaz, AbkhaziaAn autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea
Adzhar, AdzhariaAn autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea
Andhra PradeshA state of southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal
Assamstate in northeastern India
BavariaA state in southern Germany famous for its beer
BiharA state of northeastern India
BosniaThe northern part of Bosnia-Herzegovina
BugandaA state of Uganda and site of a former Bantu kingdom
CampecheA Mexican state on the eastern part of the Gulf of Campeche
Cape Province, Cape of Good Hope Province, Cape ColonyA former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded / ceded to Great Britain in 1814
Cape of Good HopeA province of western South Africa
ChihuahuaA state in northern Mexico
CoahuilaA state in northern Mexico
Free State, Orange Free StateA province in central South Africa that was colonized by the Boers
FrieslandOne of the northernmost provinces of the Netherlands
Gansu, Kansu, Gansu provinceA province in north-central China
GoaA state of southwestern India
Guangdong, Kwangtung, Guangdong provinceA province in southern China
Gujarat, GujeratA region of western India to the north of Bombay (bordering the Arabian Sea) where Gujarati is spoken
Hebei, Hopei, Hopeh, Hebei provinceA populous province in northeastern China
Hunan, Hunan provinceA province in southeastern central China between the Nan Ling mountains and the Chang Jiang
Indonesian Borneo, KalimantanThe part of Indonesia on the southern side of the island of Borneo
Inner Mongolia, Nei MonggolAn autonomous region of northeastern China that was annexed by the Manchu rulers in 1635 and became an integral part of China in 1911
Karnataka, Mysorestate in southern India
KosovoA Serbian province in southern Serbia and Montenegro populated predominantly by Albanians
Lower SaxonyA state in northwestern Germany
MaharashtraA historical area in west-central India
Manipurstate in northeastern India
Orissastate in eastern India on the Bay of Bengal
Quintana RooA Mexican state on the eastern side of the Yucatan Peninsula
SikkimA geographical area and former kingdom in northeastern India in the Himalaya Mountains between Nepal and Bhutan
Szechwan, Sichuan, Szechuan, Szechwan provinceA populous province of south central China
TabascoA Mexican state on the Gulf of Campeche
Tamil Nadu, MadrasA state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh)
TransvaalA province of northeastern South Africa originally / originally inhabited by Africans who spoke Bantu
Tyrol, TirolA picturesque mountainous province of western Austria and northern Italy
Uttar PradeshA state in northern India
West BengalA state in eastern India
Xinjiang, Sinkiang, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous RegionAn autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan
YucatanA state of Mexico on the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula
Yunnan, Yunnan provinceA province of southern China
Member ofcountry, state, landThe territory occupied by a nation
NarrowerAmerican stateOne of the 50 states of the United States
Australian stateOne of the several states constituting Australia
Canadian provinceCanada is divided into 12 provinces for administrative purposes
Italian regionItaly is divided into 20 regions for administrative purposes
Malaysian stateOne of the several states constituting Malaysia
Soviet Socialist RepublicOne of the states that formerly made up the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (1922-1991)
commonwealthThe official name of some states in the United States (Massachusetts and Pennsylvania and Virginia and Kentucky) and associated territories (Puerto Rico)
eparchyA province in ancient Greece
Broaderadministrative district, administrative division, territorial divisionA district defined for administrative purposes
Spanishestado federal, estado, país, provincia, provincias
Catalanestat federal, estat, provincia, província
English > state: 11 senses > noun 2, Tops
MeaningThe way something is with respect to its main attributes.
Examples
  • "the current state of knowledge"
  • "his state of health"
  • "in a weak financial state"
Narroweraction, activity, activenessThe state of being active
being, beingness, existence, face of the earthThe state or fact of existing
cleavageThe state of being split or cleft
condition, statusA state at a particular time
conditionA mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing
conditionalityThe state of being conditional
conflictA state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests
damnation, eternal damnationThe state of being condemned to eternal punishment in Hell
dead letter, non-issueThe state of something that has outlived its relevance
deathThe absence of life or state of being dead
degree, level, stage, pointA specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
dependence, dependance, dependencyThe state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else
disorderA disturbance of the peace or of public order
dystopiastate in which the conditions of life are extremely bad as from deprivation or oppression or terror
employment, employThe state of being employed or having a job
end, destruction, deathA final / final / final state
enlargementThe state of being enlarged
feelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
flux, state of fluxA state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action
freedomThe condition of being free
grace, saving grace, state of grace(Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God
ground state(physics) the lowest energy state of an atom or other particle
heterozygosityThe state of being heterozygous
homozygosityThe state of being homozygous
hostility, enmity, antagonismA state of deep-seated ill-will
illuminationThe degree of visibility of your environment
immaturity, immaturenessnot having reached maturity
imminence, imminency, imminentness, impendence, impendency, forthcomingnessThe state of being imminent and liable to happen / happen / happen soon
imperfection, imperfectnessThe state or an instance of being imperfect
inaction, inactivity, inactivenessThe state of being inactive
integrity, unity, wholenessAn undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
isomerismThe state of being an isomer
kalemiaThe presence of excess potassium in the circulating blood
maturity, maturenessstate of being mature / mature
mediumA state that is intermediate between extremes
merchantabilityThe state of being fit for market
motionA state of change
motionlessness, stillness, lifelessnessA state of no motion / motion or movement
nationhoodThe state of being a nation
neotonyThe state resulting when juvenile characteristics / characteristics are retained by the adults of a species
nonbeingThe state of not being
obligationThe state of being obligated to do or pay something
office, power(of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power
omnipotenceThe state of being omnipotent
omniscienceThe state of being omniscient
orderEstablished customary state (especially of society)
ornamentationThe state of being ornamented
ownershipThe state or fact of being an owner
paternityThe state of being a father
perfection, flawlessness, ne plus ultraThe state of being without a flaw or defect / defect / defect / defect
pluralityThe state of being plural
polyvalence, polyvalency, multivalence, multivalency(chemistry) the state of having a valence greater than two
polyvalence, polyvalency(toxicology) the state of being capable of counteracting more than one toxin or antigen or kind of microorganism
readiness, preparedness, preparationThe state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
receivershipThe state of property that is in the hands of a receiver
relationshipA state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
relationshipA state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries
representation, delegacy, agencyThe state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
revocation, annulmentThe state of being cancelled or annulled
separationThe state of lacking unity
situation, state of affairsThe general state of things
skillfulnessThe state of being cognitively skillful
status, positionThe relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
technicalityThe state of being technical as in the use of technical terms or methods
temporary stateA state that continues for a limited time
tribalismThe state of living together in tribes
turgor(biology) the normal rigid state of fullness of a cell or blood vessel or capillary resulting from pressure of the contents against the wall or membrane
unemploymentThe state of being unemployed or not having a job
union, unificationThe state of being joined or united or linked
utilizationThe state of having been made use of
utopiaideally perfect state
wild, natural state, state of natureA wild primitive state untouched by civilization
BroaderattributeAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
Spanishestado
Catalanestat
English > state: 11 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningThe group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state.
Example"the state has lowered its income tax"
NarrowerSovietsThe government of the Soviet Union
welfare stateA government that undertakes responsibility for the welfare of its citizens through programs in public health and public housing and pensions and unemployment compensation etc.
Broadergovernment, authorities, regimeThe organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
Spanishestado
Catalanestat
English > state: 11 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA politically organized body of people under a single government.
Example"the state has elected a new president"
Synonymsnation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politic
InstancesEelam, Tamil EelamThe independent state that the Tamil Tigers have fought for
Partsestate of the realm, estate, the three estatesA major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights
NarrowerDominionOne of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth
ReichThe German state
allyA friendly nation
city state, city-stateA state consisting of a sovereign city
commonwealth countryAny of the countries in the British Commonwealth
developing countryA country that is poor and whose citizens are mostly agricultural workers but that wants to become more advanced socially and economically
foreign countryAny state of which one is not a citizen
rogue state, renegade state, rogue nationA state that does not respect other states in its international actions
sea powerA nation that possesses formidable naval strength
suzerainA state exercising a degree of dominion over a dependent state especially in its foreign / foreign affairs
world power, major power, great power, power, superpowerA state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world
Broaderpolitical unit, political entityA unit with political responsibilities
Spanishestado, nación, país, república, res publica
Catalanestat, nació, país, república, res publica, terra
Adjectivescivilof or occurring within the state / state or between or among citizens of the state
English > state: 11 senses > noun 5, state
Meaning(chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids / liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container).
Example"the solid state of water is called ice"
Synonymstate of matter
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
AttributesgaseousExisting as or having characteristics / characteristics of a gas
liquidExisting as or having characteristics / characteristics of a liquid / liquid
solidOf definite shape and volume
Narrowergas, gaseous stateThe state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by
liquid, liquidness, liquidity, liquid stateThe state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
phase, form(physical chemistry) a distinct / distinct / distinct state of matter in a system
plasma(physical chemistry) a fourth state of matter distinct from solid or liquid / liquid or gas and present in stars and fusion reactors
solid, solidness, solid stateThe state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress
Broaderchemical phenomenonAny natural phenomenon involving chemistry (as changes to atoms or molecules)
Spanishestado de la materia, estado físico
Catalanestat de la matèria
English > state: 11 senses > noun 6, state
MeaningA state of depression or agitation.
Example"he was in such a state you just couldn't reason with him"
Broaderemotional state, spiritThe state / state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection)
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > state: 11 senses > noun 7, location
MeaningThe territory occupied by a nation.
Synonymscountry, land
InstancesAntigua and BarbudaA country in the northern Leeward Islands
Australia, Commonwealth of AustraliaA nation occupying the whole / whole of the Australian continent
Bahamas, Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Bahama Islandsisland country in the Atlantic to the east of Florida and Cuba
BarbadosA parliamentary democracy on the island of Barbados
Burkina Faso, Upper VoltaA desperately poor landlocked country in western Africa
Cape Verde, Republic of Cape VerdeAn island country in the Atlantic off the coast of Senegal
Comoros, Federal Islamic Republic of the ComorosA country on the Comoro Islands
Cuba, Republic of CubaA communist state in the Caribbean on the island of Cuba
Cyprus, Republic of CyprusA country on the island of Cyprus
Dominica, Commonwealth of DominicaA country on the island of Dominica
Dominican RepublicA republic in the West Indies
East TimorA former Portuguese colony that was annexed by Indonesia in 1976
EtruriaAn ancient country in central Italy
Fiji, Republic of FijiAn independent state within the British Commonwealth located on the Fiji Islands
GrenadaAn island state in the West Indies in the southeastern Caribbean Sea
Haiti, Republic of HaitiA republic in the West Indies on the western part of the island of Hispaniola
Indonesia, Republic of Indonesia, Dutch East IndiesA republic in southeastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, SionJewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean
JamaicaA country on the island of Jamaica
Kiribati, Republic of KiribatiAn island republic in the west central Pacific just to the south of the equator
Maldives, Republic of MaldivesA republic on the Maldive Islands
Malta, Republic of MaltaA republic on the island of Malta in the Mediterranean
Marshall Islands, Republic of the Marshall IslandsA republic (under United States protection) on the Marshall Islands
Mauritius, Republic of MauritiusA parliamentary state on the island of Mauritius
Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia, TTA country scattered over Micronesia with a constitutional government in free association with the United States
Nauru, Republic of NauruAn island republic on Nauru Island
New ZealandAn independent country within the British Commonwealth
Palau, Republic of Palau, TTA republic in the western central Pacific Ocean in association with the United States
Papua New Guinea, Independent State of Papua New GuineaA parliamentary democracy on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea
Philippines, Republic of the PhilippinesA republic on the Philippine Islands
RusThe medieval Russian state established by Scandinavian traders in the 9th century
Russia, Russian FederationA federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia
Saint Kitts and Nevis, Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Christopher-Nevis, St. Christopher-Nevis, St. Kitts and NevisA country on several of the Leeward Islands
Saint Lucia, St. LuciaA country on the island of Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Vincent and the GrenadinesAn island country in the central Windward Islands
Samoa, Independent State of Samoa, Western Samoa, Samoa i SisifoA constitutional monarchy on the western part of the islands of Samoa in the South Pacific
Sao Tome and Principe, Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, Sao Tome e Principe, Sao Thome e Principe, St. Thomas and Principeisland nation in the South Atlantic off the west coast of Africa
Seychelles, Republic of SeychellesA republic on the Seychelles islands
Solomon IslandsThe southern Solomon Islands that since 1978 form an independent state in the British Commonwealth
Soviet Union, Russia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSRA former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia
Sri Lanka, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, CeylonA republic on the island of Ceylon
Tonga, Kingdom of Tonga, Friendly IslandsA monarchy on a Polynesian archipelago in the South Pacific
Trinidad and Tobago, Republic of Trinidad and TobagoAn island republic in the West Indies off the northeastern coast of Venezuela
Turkey, Republic of TurkeyA Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans
Turkmenistan, Turkomen, Turkmen, TurkmeniaA republic in Asia to the east of the Caspian Sea and to the south of Kazakhstan and to the north of Iran
TuvaluA small island republic on the Tuvalu islands
Ukraine, UkrayinaA republic in southeastern Europe
Vanuatu, Republic of Vanuatu, New HebridesA volcanic island republic in Melanesia
MembersdepartmentThe territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)
state, provinceThe territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
Partsdomain, demesne, landterritory over which rule or control is exercised
midlandThe interior part of a country
NarrowerAfrican country, African nationAny one of the countries occupying the African continent
Asian country, Asian nationAny one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
European country, European nationAny one of the countries occupying the European continent
North American country, North American nationAny country on the North American continent
South American country, South American nationAny one of the countries occupying the South American continent
banana republicA small country (especially in Central America) that is politically unstable / unstable and whose economy is dominated by foreign companies and depends on one export (such as bananas)
buffer state, buffer countryA small neutral state between two rival powers
fatherland, homeland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, native landThe country where you were born
kingdomA country with a king as head of state
sultanatecountry or territory ruled by a sultan
tax havenA country or independent region where taxes are low
Broaderadministrative district, administrative division, territorial divisionA district defined for administrative purposes
Spanishestado, nación, país, tierra
Catalanestat, nació, país, terra
English > State: 11 senses > noun 8, group
MeaningThe federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies.
SynonymsDepartment of State, United States Department of State, State Department, DoS
PartsBureau of Diplomatic Security, DSThe bureau in the State Department that is responsible for the security of diplomats and embassies overseas
Bureau of Intelligence and Research, INRAn agency that is the primary source in the State Department for interpretive analyses of global developments and focal point for policy issues and activities of the Intelligence Community
Foreign ServiceThe part of the State Department that supplies diplomats for the United States embassies and consulates around the world
NarrowerFoggy BottomUnited States Department of State, which is housed in a building in a low-lying area of Washington near the Potomac River
Broaderexecutive departmentA federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Spanishdepartamento de estado, estado
Catalandepartament d'estat, estat, State Department
English > state: 11 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningExpress in words / words.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey state that there was a traffic accident
Examples
  • "state your opinion"
  • "state your name"
Synonymssay, tell
Narroweradd, append, supplystate or say further
announce, declareannounce publicly or officially
answer, reply, respondReact verbally
articulate, enunciate, vocalize, vocaliseExpress or state clearly
declarestate emphatically and authoritatively
declaremake a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs official
explaindefine
get outExpress with difficulty
giveconvey or reveal information
misstatestate something incorrectly
note, observe, mention, remarkmake mention of
precede, preface, premise, introduceFurnish with a preface or introduction
present, represent, lay outbring forward and present to the mind
summarize, summarise, sum, sum upBe a summary of
Broaderexpress, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue toarticulate
Similar tosaystate as one's opinion or judgement
Spanishafirmar, contar, decir, declarar, manifestar, sentenciar
Catalanafirmar, declarar, dir, manifestar, sentenciar
Nounsstatementa message that is stated or declared
statementthe act of affirming / affirming or asserting or stating something
English > state: 11 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningput before.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymssubmit, put forward, posit
Broaderpropose, suggest, advisemake a proposal, declare a plan for something
Spanishafirmar, decir, declarar, exponer, presentar, proponer
Catalanafirmar, declarar, dir, exposar, presentar, proposar
Nounsstatementa fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
statementthe act of affirming / affirming or asserting or stating something
English > state: 11 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningIndicate through a symbol, formula, etc..
PatternSomething ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymexpress
NarrowervoteExpress one's choice or preference by vote
voteExpress a choice or opinion
Broaderdenote, referHave as a meaning / meaning
Spanishexpresar, indicar
Catalandeclarar, expressar, indicar

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