state-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: express something clearly and carefully

Our warranty clearly states the limits of our liability.
Union members stated that they were unhappy with the proposal.
Please state why you wish to apply for this grant.
It is expressly stated in your contract that you must not work for another employer.

VerbNet: say-37.7-1
FrameNet: Statement
PropBank: say.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3