Definitions for statementˈsteɪt mənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

state•mentˈsteɪt mənt(n.)

  1. something stated.

  2. a communication or declaration in speech or writing, setting forth facts, particulars, etc.

  3. a single sentence or assertion:

    I disagree with your last statement.

  4. an abstract of a commercial account, as one rendered to show the balance due.

    Category: Business

  5. an appearance of a theme, subject, or motif within a musical composition.

    Category: Music and Dance

  6. the act or manner of stating something.

  7. the communication of an idea, position, mood, or the like through something other than words.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of statement:

1765–75

Princeton's WordNet

  1. statement(noun)

    a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

    "according to his statement he was in London on that day"

  2. argument, statement(noun)

    a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true

    "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true"

  3. statement(noun)

    (music) the presentation of a musical theme

    "the initial statement of the sonata"

  4. statement(noun)

    a nonverbal message

    "a Cadillac makes a statement about who you are"; "his tantrums are a statement of his need for attention"

  5. affirmation, assertion, statement(noun)

    the act of affirming or asserting or stating something

  6. instruction, command, statement, program line(noun)

    (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program

  7. statement, financial statement(noun)

    a document showing credits and debits

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. statement(noun)ˈsteɪt mənt

    a written or spoken announcement, especially an official one

    his statement to the police; The president is due to make a statement to the press.

  2. statementˈsteɪt mənt

    a written record of money going into and out of a bank account

    monthly bank statements

Webster Dictionary

  1. Statement(noun)

    the act of stating, reciting, or presenting, orally or in paper; as, to interrupt a speaker in the statement of his case

  2. Statement(noun)

    that which is stated; a formal embodiment in language of facts or opinions; a narrative; a recital

Freebase

  1. Statement

    Statement is the debut album released by the four-piece rock/metal music group, Nonpoint. This was their first album released through a major label in MCA Records. The album debuted #166 on the Billboard 200 charts.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'statement' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1048

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'statement' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1028

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'statement' in Nouns Frequency: #296


Translations for statement

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

statement(noun)

the act of stating.

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