What does statement mean?

Definitions for statement
ˈsteɪt məntstate·ment

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. statementnoun

    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, statementnoun

    a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true

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

  3. statementnoun

    (music) the presentation of a musical theme

    "the initial statement of the sonata"

  4. statementnoun

    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, statementnoun

    the act of affirming or asserting or stating something

  6. instruction, command, statement, program linenoun

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

  7. statement, financial statementnoun

    a document showing credits and debits

Webster Dictionary

  1. Statementnoun

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

  2. Statementnoun

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


  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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of statement in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of statement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of statement in a Sentence

  1. James Sulikowski:

    It was pretty awesome, we were excited to see it being released in great condition, then to see it turn around in typical mako fashion and bite the boat was spectacular. It was making a statement: ‘You caught me, now I’m going to catch you so we’re even.'.

  2. James Murphy:

    I've listened very carefully to Mr Kimura's statement of apology and found it very, very sincere, humble and revealing and this happens to be the first time that we've heard those words and they really touch you at the heart.

  3. Ilya Shapiro:

    This is almost entirely a political statement... this is kind of laying a marker.

  4. Luke Fickell:

    The resounding statement is what we did on that football field, nobody is going to call and ask us what we think. I don't think these guys can be denied that opportunity. It would be a shame.

  5. Aaron Freiwald:

    Those statements were knowingly false, james and others relied on those statements to his detriment. Penn State knew hazing was taking place and took a 'Well, that's what goes on here' kind of attitude, so when they said there was zero tolerance for hazing, that was a false statement and (Vivenzio) says he wouldn't have rushed if he'd known about hazing.

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  • بيانArabic
  • výpis, výrokCzech
  • Erklärung, AnweisungGerman
  • δήλωσηGreek
  • resumen, instrucción, declaraciónSpanish
  • väideEstonian
  • lausunto, toteamus, tiliote, ohje, lauseke, kannanottoFinnish
  • déclaration, instruction, relevéFrench
  • ráiteas bainc, ráiteas, ráisteas cuntaisIrish
  • ràdh, aithisgScottish Gaelic
  • nyilatkozat, bejelentés, utasítás, kijelentés, állítás, közleményHungarian
  • pernyataanIndonesian
  • dichiarazioneItalian
  • 報告書, 陳述, 声明Japanese
  • tauākīMāori
  • bemerking, verklaring, stellingname, instructie, opmerking, uittrekselDutch
  • chʼíhootʼánígííNavajo, Navaho
  • instrukcja, twierdzenie, oświadczenie, wyciąg, stwierdzeniePolish
  • declaração, extratoPortuguese
  • declarație, bilanț, remarcă, instrucțiune, instrucțiuniRomanian
  • заявление, утверждение, баланс, отчёт, оператор, инструкция, формулировка, выписка, изложениеRussian
  • programsats, satsSwedish
  • beyanat, demeç, bildiri, bildirge, deklarasyon, ekstre, açıklamaTurkish
  • заяваUkrainian

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