state

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

state

noun

Definition of STATE

1
a body of people composed of one or more nationalities usually with its own territory and government <the British monarch is the head of state, while the prime minister is the head of the government>
Synonyms commonwealth, country, land, sovereignty (also sovranty), state
2
high position within society <Sir Thomas More was accorded an execution befitting his state: a beheading and not the hanging that common criminals received>

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