Definitions For State


  • The way something is with respect to its main attributes
  • The federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies
  • A politically organized body of people under a single government
  • The group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state
  • The territory occupied by a nation
  • The territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
  • A state of depression or agitation
  • (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)
  • A way of living or existing
  • The overall physical condition of something : the ability of something to be used, enjoyed, etc.
  • The things that affect the way you think or feel : your physical or mental condition


  • Put before
  • Express in words
  • Indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.
  • To express (something) formally in speech or writing
  • To give (specific information, instructions, rules, etc.) in writing

Is State a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word State is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

Examples of State in a Sentence

  • Happiness is the state or condition of being happy.
  • We must keep our armed forces in a constant state of readiness.
  • She meditates to achieve a higher state of being.
  • The lawyer will state the facts of the case.
  • He stated his name in full.
  • I was merely stating an opinion.

Synonyms for State

Antonyms for State

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