stat·​ed | \ ˈstā-təd How to pronounce stated (audio) \

Definition of stated

1 : fixed, regular the president shall, at stated times, receive … a compensationU.S. Constitution
2 : set down explicitly : declared our stated intention

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Other Words from stated

statedly adverb

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Even though the stated likelihood of such things happening is astronomically low. Because for anyone with a genuine interest in being alive, any likelihood of death is already way too high. Lorena Avilés Trujillo, Glamour, "I Have a Brain Aneurysm—I Call Her Annie," 1 Apr. 2019 The stated premise is to build a school culture in which everybody is answerable to everyone else. Danny Westneat, The Seattle Times, "‘Up there to humiliate:’ Seattle school’s detention list sparks debate about shaming," 30 Mar. 2019 However, the company that picks out apparel for consumers based on their stated style choices warned that marketing spending and costs tied to a U.K. expansion would hurt profit in the current quarter. Maria Armental, WSJ, "Stitch Fix Shares Rise on Earnings Beat, Outlook," 12 Mar. 2019 The stated inspiration was Tom Brown’s School Days, a Victorian novel about public school boys. Vogue, "Notes on Camping (in the Snow)—From Thom Browne," 31 Dec. 2018 Twitter initially allowed the posts to remain despite its stated policy barring threats. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "Mail bombing suspect repeatedly threatened Democrats on Twitter," 26 Oct. 2018 Sioma is no stranger to social activism, and Flint’s situation wasn’t even her stated social impact initiative for the contest. Denise Garcia, Teen Vogue, "Miss Michigan Emily Sioma's Flint Water Crisis Shoutout Made a Splash at Miss America 2019," 10 Sep. 2018 In recent weeks, Farrell has rolled out a number of budget announcements reflecting his stated priorities of tackling homelessness, cleaning the city’s streets and increasing public safety. Dominic Fracassa, San Francisco Chronicle, "SF’s budget soars by $937 million and will top $11 billion for first time," 30 May 2018 That will leave the Russian Ground Forces 2,288 tanks short of their stated goal. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Russia to Receive First New 'Armata' Tanks in 2019," 13 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of stated

1603, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of stated

: expressed formally or officially

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a sum of money that is sent as a payment

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