What does statesman mean?

Definitions for statesmanˈsteɪts mən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word statesman.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. statesman, solon, national leader(noun)

    a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs


  1. statesman(Noun)

    A man who is a leader in national or international affairs.

  2. statesman(Noun)

    A male political leader who promotes the public good or who is recognized for probity, leadership, or the qualities necessary to govern a state.

  3. statesman(Noun)

    In the dialect of the English Lake District and nearby, a man who lives on a landed estate.

  4. Origin: Calque of , state

Webster Dictionary

  1. Statesman(noun)

    a man versed in public affairs and in the principles and art of government; especially, one eminent for political abilities

  2. Statesman(noun)

    one occupied with the affairs of government, and influental in shaping its policy

  3. Statesman(noun)

    a small landholder


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of statesman in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of statesman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Erich Fromm:

    The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.

  2. Robert Francis Kennedy:

    The statesman's duty is to bridge the gap between his nation's experience and his vision.

  3. Georges Pompidou:

    A statesman is a politician who places himself at the service of the nation. A politician is a statesman who places the nation at his service.

  4. Kenneth Satterlee:

    He's very reticent to engage in any kind of vitriol with his fellow Republican candidates, there's a lot of recommendations to do so, but it's not in his nature. He is statesman-like.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    You know who you're lookin' at here? You're looking at the guy who won the NRA Statesman of the Year award, not the Florida award. The national award. And I got a rifle from Charlton Heston, I got a rifle from Moses.

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