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Definitions of state:
  • noun:   the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    Example: "The current state of knowledge"
  • noun:   a politically organized body of people under a single government
    Example: "The state has elected a new president"
  • noun:   the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state
    Example: "The state has lowered its income tax"
  • noun:   the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    Example: "His state is in the deep south"
  • noun:   a state of depression or agitation
    Example: "He was in such a state you just couldn't reason with him"
  • noun:   the territory occupied by a nation
  • noun:   (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)
    Example: "The solid state of water is called ice"
  • noun:   the federal department in the UnitedStates that sets and maintains foreign policies
    Example: "The Department of State was created in 1789"
  • verb:   express in words
    Example: "State your opinion"
  • verb:   put before
  • verb:   indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #67563)

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