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stat·er 1

A resident of a particular state or type of state. Often used in combination: Lone Star staters; farm staters.

sta·ter 2

Any of various gold, silver, or electrum coins of ancient Greece.

[Middle English, from Late Latin statēr, from Greek, from histanai, sta-, to set on a scale, weigh; see system.]


(Historical Terms) any of various usually silver coins of ancient Greece
[C14: via Late Latin from Greek statēr a standard of weight, from histanai to stand]


(ˈsteɪ tər)

any of various gold or silver or electrum coins of the ancient Greek states or cities.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin statēr < Greek statḗr, akin to histánai to place in the balance, weigh]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stater - any of the various silver or gold coins of ancient Greece
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
2.stater - a resident of a particular state or group of states; "Keystone stater"; "farm staters"
occupant, occupier, resident - someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
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Bloemfontein had fallen since our arrival, but there was plenty of fight in the Free Staters still, and I will not deny that it was thes gentry who were showing us the sport for which our corps came in.
Senator Maggie Hassan announced today her Granite Stater of the Month for January, Mark Cournoyer, of Jaffrey, who has dedicated himself to making our roads safer by educating drivers particularly new drivers about the serious danger and potentially tragic consequences of distracted driving.
announced that it has entered into a letter-of-intent with Stater Blockchain, a technology company focused on developing and deploying globally scalable blockchain technology solutions in the financial markets.
I am honored to have been elected to the position of chairman of the board of Stater Bros.
The donation was made possible through a partnership between Stater Bros.
The first Free Stater, Jackie Casey, packed her bags in 2003, just after an online vote determined that New Hampshire would beat out Wyoming and other contenders for the Free State title.
What I found was that for every additional Free Stater in a town, Paul received on average two and a half more votes there.
That's a big no-no health-wise, and it earned the Village School one of four "critical" citations from inspector Gail Stater - issues that must be dealt with immediately.
The stock issue is part of CCB's planned tie-up with domestic sector player Stater Banka Kumanovo, according to the statement.
72% stake in Macedonia's Stater Bank, the lender said in a note.
72%, of Macedonian Stater Banka Kumanovo (MSE:KIBP).