Give and State


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Give verb – To make known (as an idea, emotion, or opinion).
Usage example: she gave her opinion on the matter very firmly and unmistakably

State is a synonym for give in communicate topic. In some cases you can use "State" instead a verb "Give".
Nearby Words: giving, given, giver
Synonyms for Give


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State verb – To express (a thought or emotion) in words.
Usage example: “I believe this theory is wrong,” she stated

Give is a synonym for state in declare topic. Sometimes you can use "Give" instead a verb "State".
Nearby Words: statement, status, stated, stating, statesmanship
Synonyms for State

How words are described

human human give human state
old old give old state
good good give good state
similar similar give similar state
Other adjectives: right, perfect, present, true, powerful, bad, former.

Common collocations

idea give idea state idea
name give name state name
reason give reason state reason
number give number state number
Other nouns: hand, way, ending, points.

Both words in one sentence

  • He was right, and the economy was in much better shape after he helped unite the economies of each state and give the national government enough power to manage them.
  • Comic Strip / Peanuts Her mother is rarely mentioned – a Mother's Day strip has her state she doesn't have one, and she wants to give a Mother's Day gift to her dad instead.
  • He then decided to give the Horde another chance under Vol'jin after disposing of Garrosh instead of taking advantage of their weakened state to defeat them once and for all.
    Source: Stupid Good
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