What is another word for the state?

Pronunciation: [ðə stˈe͡ɪt] (IPA)

"The state" is a phrase used to describe a political entity or region governed by a single authority. Synonyms for this phrase include terms such as "nation," "territory," "province," or "commonwealth." These words all suggest a level of political and social organization within a geographic area. Additionally, the state may be referred to as a "country," "realm," "domain," "land," or "jurisdiction," all of which imbue the idea of a place or region under some form of governance. There are many different ways to describe a political entity, depending on the context and perspective of the author or speaker, but these synonyms for "the state" present a variety of possibilities.

What are the hypernyms for The state?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with The state

  • A good portion of the airport is on ceded lands, and lease money was paid for that. So the state's collecting lease money because all of a sudden "worthless" land now has an airport on it.
    Neil Abercrombie
  • Land in Hawaii is money. What I'm talking about here is ceded land - land that belonged to the kingdom and was ceded to the republic and then to the state when we achieved statehood.
    Neil Abercrombie
  • Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
    John Adams
  • No religion can long continue to maintain its purity when the church becomes the subservient vassal of the state.
    Felix Adler
  • Be assured, fellow citizens, that in a democracy it is the laws that guard the person of the citizen and the constitution of the state, whereas the despot and the oligarch find their protection in suspicion and in armed guards.

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