state

state
I
n.
government

1) to establish, found, set up a state

2) to govern, rule a state

3) a buffer; client; garrison; independent; police; puppet; secular; sovereign; welfare state

4) a member state (the member states of the UN)

condition

5) a comatose; good; moribund; nervous; poor; transitional; unconscious; unspoiled; weakened state

6) one's financial; mental state

7) a gaseous; liquid; solid state

8) in a state (in a good state of repair; in a poor state of health; in a highly nervous state)

9) (misc.) the state of the art ('the level of development')

nervous condition

10) in a state (she was in quite a state)

pomp

11) to lie in state

one of the fifty American states

12) a dry state ('a state in which the sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited')

13) (historical; US) a border; free; slave state

II
v.

1) to state clearly; emphatically

2) (B) we stated our views to them

3) (L; to) they stateed (to the reporters) that a summit conference would take place soon

4) (Q) she did not state how she expected to win the election

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[steɪt]
emphatically
garrison
mental state
moribund
rule a state
secular
set up a state
slave state
solid state
sovereign
transitional
unspoiled
weakened state
welfare state
(B) we stated our views to them
(L; to) they stateed (to the reporters) that a summit conference would take place soon
(Q) she did not state how she expected to win the election
(historical; US) a border
['condition'] a comatose
['government'] to establish
['pomp'] to lie in state
a buffer
a gaseous
one's financial
to govern
to state clearly
['one of the fifty American states'] a dry state ('a state in which the sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited')
(misc.) the state of the art ('the level of development')
in a state (in a good state of repair; in a poor state of health; in a highly nervous state)
['nervous condition'] in a state (she was in quite a state)
a member state (the member states of the UN)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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