Associations to the word «State»


STATE, noun. A polity.
STATE, noun. Any sovereign polity; a government.
STATE, noun. A political division of a federation retaining a degree of autonomy, for example one of the fifty United States. See also Province.
STATE, noun. (obsolete) A form of government other than a monarchy.
STATE, noun. (anthropology) A society larger than a tribe. A society large enough to form a state in the sense of a government.
STATE, noun. A condition; a set of circumstances applying at any given time.
STATE, noun. (computing) The stable condition of a processor during a particular clock cycle.
STATE, noun. (computing) The set of all parameters relevant to a computation.
STATE, noun. (computing) The values of all parameters at some point in a computation.
STATE, noun. (sciences) The physical property of matter as solid, liquid, gas or plasma.
STATE, noun. (obsolete) Highest and stationary condition, as that of maturity between growth and decline, or as that of crisis between the increase and the abating of a disease; height; acme.
STATE, noun. High social standing or circumstance.
STATE, noun. Pomp, ceremony, or dignity.
STATE, noun. Rank; condition; quality.
STATE, noun. Condition of prosperity or grandeur; wealthy or prosperous circumstances; social importance.
STATE, noun. A chair with a canopy above it, often standing on a dais; a seat of dignity; also, the canopy itself.
STATE, noun. (obsolete) A great person, a dignitary; a lord or prince.
STATE, noun. (obsolete) Estate, possession.
STATE, noun. (mathematics) (stochastic processes) An element of the range of the random variables that define a random process.
STATE, verb. (transitive) To declare to be a fact.
STATE, verb. (transitive) () To make known.
STATE, adjective. (obsolete) stately
STATE, noun. A current governing polity.
STATE, noun. (often with definite article) The current governing polity under which the speaker lives.
STATE, proper noun. State University, as the shortened form of any public university name.
STATE CAPITAL, noun. The capital city of any state, of the United States of America.
STATE CAPITALS, noun. Plural of state capital
STATE FLOWER, noun. In the United States, the flower officially associated with each state
STATE FLOWERS, noun. Plural of state flower
STATE HOUSE, noun. A state (one of the fifty United States) legislature, or government generally, or the building that houses it.
STATE HOUSE, noun. (NZ) A house built and operated by the government, usually of relatively low price and lived in by people on low incomes.
STATE HOUSES, noun. Plural of state house
STATE IT, verb. (obsolete) To assume state or dignity.
STATE MACHINE, noun. (computing theory) A formalism for describing computation, consisting of a set of states and a transition function describing when to move from one state to another.
STATE OF AFFAIRS, noun. (idiomatic) A specific situation; a set of circumstances.
STATE OF BEING, adjective. Regarding a person's physical condition
STATE OF BEING, noun. As opposed to mental condition (state of mind), the overall physical condition of a person.
STATE OF BEINGNESS, noun. The quality of state of being.
STATE OF EMERGENCY, noun. An unusually difficult or dangerous situation in which a government gives itself special powers or suspends normal legal procedures so as to regain control.
STATE OF EMERGENCY, noun. A governmental decree declaring such situation.
STATE OF EMERGENCY, noun. The status quo following such declaration.
STATE OF ERITREA, proper noun. The official name of Eritrea.
STATE OF ISRAEL, proper noun. The official name of Israel, a modern country in the Middle East, at the eastern shore of the Mediterranean.
STATE OF KUWAIT, proper noun. The official name of Kuwait.
STATE OF MATTER, noun. (physics) Any of the different phases of matter whose properties are dependent on the motions and forces of the molecules of which they are composed
STATE OF MIND, noun. The psychological state of someone's cognitive processes at a certain time; the condition or character of a person's thoughts or feelings.
STATE OF PALESTINE, proper noun. The country established in West Bank and Gaza Strip, including occupied Palestinian territories and those under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian National Authority.
STATE OF QATAR, proper noun. Official name of Qatar
STATE OF THE ART, adjective. At the highest level of development at a particular time; cutting-edge.
STATE OF THE ART, noun. The condition of scientific or technical knowledge, particularly the peak or highest level thereof, at a particular time.
STATE OF THE UNION, proper noun. (politics) (US) The State of the Union address, an annual event in which a president of the United States reports the status of the country, normally to a joint session of the United States Congress.
STATE OWNERSHIP, noun. (economics) ownership of an industry by the people or the state; nationalisation
STATE PATTERN, noun. (software) (design) A behavioural design pattern similar to the strategy pattern that is used to represent the state of an object.
STATE PATTERNS, noun. Plural of state pattern
STATE SCHOOL, noun. A government-funded school, paid for by state taxes.
STATE SCHOOLS, noun. Plural of state school
STATE SECRET, noun. Information which pertains to the affairs of a country and access to which is restricted by the government.
STATE SECRET, noun. Alternative form of state secret
STATE SPACE, noun. (control engineering) A mathematical model of a physical system as a set of input, output and state variables related by first-order differential equations.
STATE VARIABLE, noun. (systems theory) A variable that describes the state of a dynamical system.
STATE VISIT, noun. A formal visit by a head of state or a cabinet minister to another nation.

Dictionary definition

STATE, noun. The territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; "his state is in the deep south".
STATE, noun. The way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state".
STATE, noun. The group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state; "the state has lowered its income tax".
STATE, noun. A politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land".
STATE, 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); "the solid state of water is called ice".
STATE, noun. A state of depression or agitation; "he was in such a state you just couldn't reason with him".
STATE, noun. The territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries".
STATE, noun. The federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies; "the Department of State was created in 1789".
STATE, verb. Express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name".
STATE, verb. Put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty".
STATE, verb. Indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.; "Can you express this distance in kilometers?".

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.