Definition of "statement" []

  • The act of stating or declaring. (noun)
  • Something stated; a declaration. (noun)
  • Law A formal pleading. (noun)
  • An abstract of a commercial or financial account showing an amount due; a bill. (noun)
  • A monthly report sent to a debtor or bank depositor. (noun)
  • The act of stating (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Something that is stated, esp a formal prepared announcement or reply (noun)
  • A declaration of matters of fact, esp in a pleading (noun)
  • An account containing a summary of bills or invoices and displaying the total amount due (noun)
  • An account prepared by a bank for each of its clients, usually at regular intervals, to show all credits and debits since the last account and the balance at the end of the period (noun)
  • The presentation of a musical theme or idea, such as the subject of a fugue or sonata (noun)
  • A computer instruction written in a source language, such as FORTRAN, which is converted into one or more machine code instructions by a compiler (noun)
  • The content of a sentence that affirms or denies something and may be true or false; what is thereby affirmed or denied abstracted from the act of uttering it. Thus I am warm said by me and you are warm said to me make the same statement (noun)
  • A legally binding account of the needs of a pupil with special educational needs and the provisions that will be made to meet them (noun)
  • To assess (a pupil) with regard to his or her special educational needs (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "statement" in a sentence
  • "Usually, this kind of statement is code for Woo-hoo!"
  • "Now this statement is finally a mature statement from a Spurs fan that I agree with."
  • "The title statement really is true, isn't it The health of your business is a reflection of the health of your customers 'businesses"