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Meaning of statement by Wiktionary Dictionary



    • ( UK ) IPA: /ˈsteɪt.mənt/, X-SAMPA: /"steIt.m@nt/
    • Rhymes: -eɪtmənt

    Etymology 1

    state ( verb ) +‎ -ment

    Etymology 2

    Back-formation from statementing. and statemented


    statement ( third-person singular simple present statements present participle statementing, simple past and past participle statemented )

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

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    External links

    • statement in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
    • statement in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911


Explanation of statement by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. a document showing credits and debits

    2. a line of code written as part of a computer program

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

    4. a message that is stated or declared

    5. according to his statement he was in London on that day
    6. a nonverbal message

    7. a Cadillac makes a statement about who you are
      his tantrums are a statement of his need for attention
    8. the presentation of a musical theme

    9. the initial statement of the sonata
    10. the act of affirming or asserting or stating something