(noun, verb)


1. 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

Definition categories: communication, content, message, substance

2. a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true

Similar word(s): argument

Definition categories: communication, evidence

3. (music) the presentation of a musical theme

- the initial statement of the sonata

Definition categories: communication, idea, theme

4. a nonverbal message

- a Cadillac makes a statement about who you are

- his tantrums are a statement of his need for attention

Definition categories: communication, content, message, substance

5. the act of affirming or asserting or stating something

Similar word(s): affirmation, assertion

Definition categories: communication

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

Similar word(s): command, instruction

Definition categories: communication, code

7. a document showing credits and debits

Definition categories: communication

Sentences with statement as a noun:

- a bank statement


1. (transitive) To provide an official document of a proposition, especially in the UK a Statement of Special Educational Needs.