What is state?

  • (noun): The territory occupied by a nation.
    Synonyms: country, land
    See also — Additional definitions below

State

State commonly refers to either the present condition of a system or entity, or to a governed entity (such as a country) or sub-entity (such as an autonomous territory of a country).

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Algorithm
... Starting from an initial state and initial input (perhaps empty), the instructions describe a computation that, when executed, will proceed through a ... The transition from one state to the next is not necessarily deterministic some algorithms, known as randomized algorithms, incorporate random input ...
Vermont - Geography - Fauna
... The state contains 41 species of reptiles and amphibians, 89 species of fish, of which 12 are non-native 193 species of breeding birds, 58 species of mammals, more than 15,000 insect ... By the mid-19th century, wild turkeys were exterminated in the state through overhunting and destruction of habitat ... the eggshells of ospreys which resulted in their disappearance from the state ...
Quitman County, Georgia - Geography - Major Highways - State Routes
... State Route 27 State Route 39 State Route 50. ...
527 Organization
... the selection, nomination, election, appointment or defeat of candidates to federal, state or local public office ... Technically, almost all political committees, including state, local, and federal candidate committees, traditional political action committees, "Super PACs", and ... Fund, America Coming Together, the Progress for America Voter Fund, Secretary of State Project, United American Technologies, American Right To Life Action ...
Vermont - Geography
... in the New England region in the eastern United States and comprises 9,614 square miles (24,900 km2), making it the 45th-largest state ... It is the only state that doesn't have any buildings taller than 150 feet (46 m) ... marks the eastern (New Hampshire) border of the state (the river is part of New Hampshire) ...

More definitions of "state":

  • (verb): Indicate through a symbol, formula, etc..
    Synonyms: express
  • (noun): The federal department in the UnitedStates that sets and maintains foreign policies.
    Example: "The Department of State was created in 1789"
    Synonyms: Department of State, State Department, DoS
  • (noun): The territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation.
    Example: "His state is in the deep south"
    Synonyms: province
  • (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"
    Synonyms: state of matter
  • (noun): A state of depression or agitation.
    Example: "He was in such a state you just couldn't reason with him"
  • (noun): The way something is with respect to its main attributes.
    Example: "The current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
  • (noun): The group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state.
    Example: "The state has lowered its income tax"
  • (verb): Express in words.
    Example: "State your opinion"; "state your name"
    Synonyms: say, tell

Famous quotes containing the word state:

    Politics is about putting yourself in a state of grace.
    Paddy Ashdown (b. 1941)

    It is said the city was spared a golden-oak period because its residents, lacking money to buy the popular atrocities of the nineties, necessarily clung to their rosewood and mahogany.
    —Administration in the State of Sout, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    For I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.
    Bible: New Testament Philippians 4:11.