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[ stey-tid ]


  1. fixed or settled:

    a stated price.

  2. explicitly set forth; declared as fact.
  3. recognized or official.


/ ˈsteɪtɪd /


  1. (esp of a sum) determined by agreement; fixed
  2. explicitly formulated or narrated

    a stated argument

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Other Words From

  • stated·ly adverb
  • un·stated adjective
  • well-stated adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of stated1

First recorded in 1635–45; state + -ed 2

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Example Sentences

Public has long had a stated focus on building community over trading, which led to us having a question or two about when it is going to kickstart its monetization plans.

One stated goal was to keep more children in their communities and out of facilities.

While the expedition succeeds in its stated goal, the publicity is something of a bust.

Keep in mind, the company has a stated two-year plan to make the full transition to the first-party silicon.

The third investment Metrodora has so far made public was in Fiveable, a startup on the other side of the firm’s stated interests.

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This is about no longer accepting that—as so many others have stated—a family would rather have a dead son than a living daughter.

Well, Elba has publicly stated that he would love to play the role.

Whether it is openly stated or not, I think everyone is wondering if they could find “the one.”

He stated—quite rightly—that animals are never mentioned in connection with eternal life in the Bible.

In 2008 then Pope Benedict XVI stated quite pointedly that animals are “not called to the eternal life.”

This system, as already stated, became operative in most districts during June, 1915.

By the last of July, as has been stated, there were nearly one hundred thousand men arrayed against each other.

British stated their loss at 103, killed, wounded and missing, and that they had taken 495 American prisoners.

I gib ten dollars toward de stated preaching ob de Gospel de fus' year, and de peepil all call me Brudder Dickson.

The report to the end of 1883 stated that during the year the progress of the school had been of an encouraging character.


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