An example of stating is the president expressing his comments about a new law.
No doubt, it was a letter stating that there were no openings.
There was an old treadle sewing machine with carved drawers and even a grandfathers' clock, stating the permanent time of three p.m.
I'm simply stating that I'm not leaving my destiny to the whim of a man.
I was simply stating that I agree with the man.
His views were not, however, adopted at once by all, for we find Charles Alston stating arguments against them in his Dissertation on the Sexes of Plants.