state adj

see state, n.

  1. Covered; inundated; soaked.

state n

OFr < L. status, manner of standing, condition, to stand.

  1. Tranquility; peace.
  2. Pomp; grandeur; dignity.
  3. Condition; manner of existence; role; rank.
  4. Region; political body; government.

state [-d, -s] v

see state, n.

  1. Tell; explain.
  2. Make clear; identify.