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    Definition of states in English Dictionary

  • NounBFstate
    1. plural of state.
    2. VerbBFstatePRstatingPT, PPstated
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of state.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Look here, my body-snatchers, you have unlawfully abridged the liberty of one of the sons of the sovereign State of New York!
          • There are certain states where it is lawful to execute prisoners convicted of certain crimes.
          • Apocarpous fruits are the ancestral state in Acronychia and subapocarpous and fully syncarpous fruits are derived.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • State collection and dissemination have been abstracted away from the application by the common-map abstraction.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • With memory that slow, the processor is going to spend most of its time on wait states.
          • Alaska didn't attain statehood until 1959 when it became the 49th state of the United States.
          • The liver appears to have also been in the adipescent state.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Noun plural forms
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Verb singular forms
                • Third-person singular forms
          Related Links:
          1. en statesman
          2. en statesmen
          3. en stateside
          4. en stateswoman
          5. en stateswomen
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          Meaning of states for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "states" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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