Statement meaning

stāt'mənt
The definition of a statement is something that is said or written, or a document showing the account balance.

An example of statement is the thesis of a paper.

An example of statement is a credit card bill.

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A monthly report sent to a debtor or bank depositor.
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An abstract of a commercial or financial account showing an amount due; a bill.
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An elementary instruction in a programming language.
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(finance) A document that summarizes financial activity.

A bank statement.

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A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement.
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A formal oral or written declaration, especially with regard to facts or claims.

In a statement, the firm denied any wrongdoing.

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An act of stating.
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The thing stated; account, declaration, assertion, etc.
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An abstract, usually itemized, of a financial account.

A bank statement.

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An overall impression or mood intended to be communicated, especially by means other than words.

Glass, exposed beams, and antiques created a strong decorative statement.

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The act of stating or declaring.

The attorney's statement took an hour.

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Something stated; a declaration.

The witness made many false statements.

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A listing of charges for goods or services; bill.
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In a high-level programming language, a descriptive phrase that generates one or more machine language instructions in the computer. In a low-level assembly language, programmers write instructions rather than statements, since each source language instruction is translated into one machine language instruction.
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(computing) An instruction in a computer program.
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To provide an official document of a proposition, especially in the UK a Statement of Special Educational Needs.
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Origin of statement

Back-formation from statementing. and statemented