Place and State


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Place noun – The area or space occupied by or intended for something.
State is a synonym for place in position topic. In some cases you can use "State" instead a noun "Place", when it comes to topics like country.
Nearby Words: placed, placement, placing, placer, placet
Synonyms for Place


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State noun – A body of people composed of one or more nationalities usually with its own territory and government.
Place is a synonym for state. Sometimes you can use "Place" instead the word "State" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: statement, status, stated, stating, statesmanship
Synonyms for State

How words are described

ideal ideal place ideal state
good good place good state
physical physical place physical state
similar similar place similar state
Other adjectives: usual, right, perfect, original, true, single, actual, entire, bad, terrible, former, next, last, different, worse.

Common collocations

faith place faith state faith
point place point state point
hand place hand state hand
way place way state way
Other nouns: hands, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • It's a place/state where the souls of folks who are headed to heaven are cleaned up of the effects of their sins before they enter the Pearly Gates.
  • Injun Country Instead, Injun Country as used in media is a state of mind — a place where the normal rules of the Civilized World do not apply, broached only by those daring enough to venture into the unknown.
    Source: Injun Country
  • Whatever a character or a place or a thing or a time changes from one state to another, there is a time in between, a liminal state — from the Latin limen, or threshold.
    Source: Liminal Time
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