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 for To state it
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  State \State\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stated; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To set; to settle; to establish. [R.]
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              I myself, though meanest stated,
              And in court now almost hated.        --Wither.
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              Who calls the council, states the certain day.
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     2. To express the particulars of; to set down in detail or in
        gross; to represent fully in words; to narrate; to recite;
        as, to state the facts of a case, one's opinion, etc.
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     To state it. To assume state or dignity. [Obs.] "Rarely
        dressed up, and taught to state it." --Beau. & Fl.
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