- The definition of stated is fixed or declared.
- An example of stated is a price quote that will not change.
- An example of stated is a sentence saying who the current president is.
- fixed or set, as by agreement
- declared, esp. in specific terms; expressed
- Simple past tense and past participle of state.
- Settled; established; fixed.
- Recurring at a regular time; not occasional.
- stated preaching
- stated business hours
Variant of state
- a set of circumstances or attributes characterizing a person or thing at a given time; way or form of being; condition: a state of poverty
- a particular mental or emotional condition: a state of bliss
- condition as regards physical structure, constitution, internal form, stage or phase of existence, etc.: liquid state
- condition or position in life; social status, rank, or degree
- high rank or position
- the style of living characteristic of people having high rank and wealth; rich, imposing, ceremonious display: drove up in state
- the power or authority represented by a body of people politically organized under one government, esp. an independent government, within a territory or territories having definite boundaries
- such a body of people; body politic
- ☆ any of the territorial and political units that together constitute a federal government, as in the U.S.
- ☆ the territory of a state (senses & )
- the political organization constituting the basis of civil government: church and state
- the sphere of highest governmental authority and administration: matters of state
- foreign policy
Origin of stateMiddle English ; from Old French and amp; L: Old French estat ; from Classical Latin status, state, position, standing ; from past participle of stare, to stand
- of, for, or characteristic of occasions of great ceremony; formal; ceremonial
- of or controlled, maintained, etc. by the government or a state
in a stateor into a state
Informal in (or into) a condition of agitation or excitement
lie in state
to be displayed formally to the public before burial
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