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

Other Words from stated

statedly adverb

Examples of stated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Biden has a stated goal of eliminating the housing supply gap in five years. Joey Garrison, USA TODAY, 27 July 2022 Recent gains in Ukraine’s east move Russian President Vladimir Putin closer to his stated goal of seizing Donbas, made up of the Luhansk and Donetsk regions. Anastacia Galouchka, Washington Post, 13 July 2022 Cameroon’s English-speaking separatists launched a rebellion in 2017, with the stated goal of breaking away from the area dominated by the French-speaking majority country and setting up an independent, English-speaking state. Edwin Kindzeka Moki, ajc, 28 June 2022 Johnson, meanwhile, accomplished his stated goal of improving his own guitar skills by playing with Mills. Gary Graff, cleveland, 23 June 2022 This would require the White House both to counteract longer-term trends in global energy markets and to give up on Biden’s own stated goal of keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius. Kate Aronoff, The New Republic, 17 June 2022 The stated intention of the country’s public health minister to distribute 1 million marijuana seedlings for cultivation has added to the impression that Thailand is turning into a weed wonderland. Time, 9 June 2022 Like other experts, Shifter believes Biden has not acted on his stated intention to deepen ties with Latin America. Los Angeles Times, 6 June 2022 In 2016, Kaepernick knelt before games during the national anthem, with the stated intention of drawing attention to incidents in which law-enforcement authorities had shot unarmed black men without criminal or professional repercussions. Mark Inabinett |, al, 26 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of stated

1603, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

3 Aug 2022

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“Stated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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