Meaning of “state” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /steɪt/
Extra Examples
Please state your name.I expressly stated that I did not want any visitors.She explicitly stated that she did not want her name to be revealed.The contract states the amount that is payable.The defendant was asked to state his name and address.

B2 to officially say or write something:

[ + (that) ] Two medical reports stated that he was mentally ill.

(Definition of “state verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)