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See also: state and státe



State (plural States)

  1. A current governing polity.
  2. (often with definite article) The current governing polity under which the speaker lives.

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  1. State University, as the shortened form of any public university name.
    • 2019 February 25, Steven Muma, “NCAA tournament position stays tenuous as NC State does the bare minimum”, in Backing the Pack[1]:
      The Pack’s average seed in the mountain of NCAA tourney predictions out there is 10, and even the most optimistic takes on State’s situation have the team as an eight-seed.