State


State
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:State->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ state
state
condition
category
estate
lot
ease
trim
mood
pickle
plight
temper
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ aspect
aspect
&c.(appearance) 448
dilemma
pass
predicament
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ constitution
constitution
habitude
diathesis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ frame
frame
fabric
&c. 329
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ stamp
stamp
set
fit
mold
mould
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ mode
mode
modality
schesis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ form
form
&c.(shape) 240
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ tone
tone
tenor
turn
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ trim
trim
guise
fashion
light
complexion
style
character
PARAG:State->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be in a state
be in a state
possess a state
enjoy a state
labor under a state
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be on a footing
be on a footing
do
fare
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ come to pass
come to pass
PARAG:State->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ conditional
conditional
modal
formal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ structural
structural
organic
PARAG:State->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ conditionally
conditionally
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ as the matter stands
as the matter stands
as things are
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ such being the case
such being the case
&c. 8

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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