Definition of Stater

1. Noun. Any of the various silver or gold coins of ancient Greece.

Generic synonyms: Coin



2. Noun. A resident of a particular state or group of states. "Farm staters"
Generic synonyms: Occupant, Occupier, Resident

Definition of Stater

1. n. One who states.

2. n. The principal gold coin of ancient Grece. It varied much in value, the stater best known at Athens being worth about £1 2s., or about $5.35. The Attic silver tetradrachm was in later times called stater.

Definition of Stater

1. Noun. A gold, silver or electrum coin of ancient Greece. ¹

2. Noun. A citizen of the United States of America who is a confirmed or lifelong resident of one single state. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stater

1. one that states [n -S] - See also: states

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stater

stately home
statemate
statemates
statement
statement of claim
statement of intent
statemental
statemented
statementing
statements
statements of intent
statemonger
statemongers
stateprison
stateprisons
stater (current term)
stateroom
staterooms
staters
states
states' rights
states of affairs
states of mind
stateside
statesman
statesmanlike
statesmanly
statesmanship
statesmanships
statesmen

Literary usage of Stater

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

1. A Digest of the Decisions of the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States ...by Stewart Rapalje by Stewart Rapalje (1891)
"95 35210 stater. Brown. 4 Rhode bland. 528 lu, 1C3 State т. ... Clifford, 14 Nerada.7S 33526 stater. Clinton.67 Missouri.380 99506 ' State r. Coggswell. ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"The term stater, from Tim;/«, is held to signify a coin of a certain weight, but perhaps means ... This stater was thus of 184 + grains, and equivalent to a ..."

3. The American Decisions: Containing All the Cases of General Value and by John Proffatt, Abraham Clark Freeman (1887)
"Camden and Atlantic RRCo 254 Story T. Johnson 351 stater. Adam* 729 State T. Andrew 442 ... Conklin 736 stater. Cooper 829 stater. Elliott 729 stater. ..."

4. Mirror for magistrates: in five parts by William Baldwin, Richard Niccols, John Higgins (1815)
"... HOW KING stater OF Scotland was slay ne by ... How stately I stater, of Scotland the King, Did beare mee full ..."

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