Definition of Interstate

1. Noun. One of the system of highways linking major cities in the 48 contiguous states of the United States.

Exact synonyms: Interstate Highway
Generic synonyms: Highway, Main Road



2. Adjective. Involving and relating to the mutual relations of states especially of the United States. "Interstate commerce"
Antonyms: Intrastate

Definition of Interstate

1. a. Pertaining to the mutual relations of States; existing between, or including, different States; as, interstate commerce.

Definition of Interstate

1. Adjective. (American English) of, or relating to two or more states ¹

2. Adjective. (American English) crossing states (usually provincial state, but also e.g. multinational sense). ¹

3. Noun. (American English) A freeway that is part of the Interstate Highway System ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interstate

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Interstate

interspinales muscles
interspinalis
interspinous
interspinous ligament
interspiration
interspirations
interspongioplastic substance
interstack
interstacked
interstacking
interstadial
interstadials
interstage
interstapedial
interstate (current term)
interstate-compact
interstate compact
interstates
interstation
interstellar
interstellar extinction
interstellar medium
interstellar space
interstellar spaces
interstellary
interstep
interstereocilia
interstereocilial
intersterile

Literary usage of Interstate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1917)
"The average receipts per ton per mile as reported by the interstate Commerce Commission were 0.732 cents in the fiscal year 1915, as compared with 0.733 ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"I. Commerce <S=92 — Trackage arrangements held equivalent to lease, so as to establish venue, under interstate Commerce Act. An arrangement between two ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"By this act also the interstate Commerce Commission was authorized to require the establishment of physical connection between the lines of carriers by rail ..."

4. Cyclopedia of the Law of Private Corporations by William Meade Fletcher (1920)
"Service on foreign corporation engaged in interstate commerce. It has been contended that as a foreign corporation engaged purely in interstate commerce ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"It would be to say that everything is an article of commerce the moment it is taken to be transported from place to place, and of interstate commerce if ..."

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