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state·ment

 (stāt′mənt)
n.
1.
a. The act of stating or declaring: The attorney's statement took an hour.
b. Something stated; a declaration: The witness made many false statements.
c. A formal oral or written declaration, especially with regard to facts or claims: In a statement, the firm denied any wrongdoing.
2. An abstract of a commercial or financial account showing an amount due; a bill.
3. A monthly report sent to a debtor or bank depositor.
4. Computers An elementary instruction in a programming language.
5. 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.

statement

(ˈsteɪtmənt)
n
1. the act of stating
2. something that is stated, esp a formal prepared announcement or reply
3. (Law) law a declaration of matters of fact, esp in a pleading
4. (Accounting & Book-keeping) an account containing a summary of bills or invoices and displaying the total amount due
5. (Banking & Finance) an account prepared by a bank for each of its clients, usually at regular intervals, to show all credits and debits since the last account and the balance at the end of the period
6. (Music, other) music the presentation of a musical theme or idea, such as the subject of a fugue or sonata
7. (Computer Science) a computer instruction written in a source language, such as FORTRAN, which is converted into one or more machine code instructions by a compiler
8. (Logic) logic the content of a sentence that affirms or denies something and may be true or false; what is thereby affirmed or denied abstracted from the act of uttering it. Thus I am warm said by me and you are warm said to me make the same statement. Compare proposition2b
9. (Education) education Brit a legally binding account of the needs of a pupil with special educational needs and the provisions that will be made to meet them
vb (tr; usually passive)
10. (Law) to assess (a pupil) with regard to his or her special educational needs
11. (Education) to assess (a pupil) with regard to his or her special educational needs

state•ment

(ˈsteɪt 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.
5. an appearance of a theme, subject, or motif within a musical composition.
6. the act or manner of stating something.
7. the communication of an idea, position, mood, or the like through something other than words.
[1765–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.statement - 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"
summary, sum-up - a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions"
pleading - (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
amendment - a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)
thing - a statement regarded as an object; "to say the same thing in other terms"; "how can you say such a thing?"
true statement, truth - a true statement; "he told the truth"; "he thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it"
description, verbal description - a statement that represents something in words
declaration - a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
announcement, proclamation, annunciation, declaration - a formal public statement; "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence"
Bill of Rights - a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)
formula - a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle
mathematical statement - a statement of a mathematical relation
bidding, bid - (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
word - a brief statement; "he didn't say a word about it"
explanation, account - a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.; "the explanation was very simple"; "I expected a brief account"
explanandum, explicandum - (logic) a statement of something (a fact or thing or expression) to be explained
explanans - (logic) statements that explain the explicandum; the explanatory premises
value statement - a statement of the desirability of something
representation - a statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting; "certain representations were made concerning police brutality"
answer, result, solution, solvent, resolution - a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
answer, reply, response - a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation; "I waited several days for his answer"; "he wrote replies to several of his critics"
promulgation, announcement - a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen; "the announcement appeared in the local newspaper"; "the promulgation was written in English"
forecasting, foretelling, prediction, prognostication - a statement made about the future
proposition - (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
quotation - a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity
falsehood, untruth, falsity - a false statement
understatement - a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to what might have been said
reservation, qualification - a statement that limits or restricts some claim; "he recommended her without any reservations"
cautious statement - a statement made with careful qualifications
commentary, comment - a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material; "he wrote an extended comment on the proposal"
comment, remark, input - a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information; "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"
rhetorical question - a statement that is formulated as a question but that is not supposed to be answered; "he liked to make his points with rhetorical questions"
misstatement - a statement that contains a mistake
restatement - a revised statement
agreement, understanding - the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers"
term, condition - (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement; "the contract set out the conditions of the lease"; "the terms of the treaty were generous"
estimate - a statement indicating the likely cost of some job; "he got an estimate from the car repair shop"
chemical formula, formula - a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements
2.statement - a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is truestatement - a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true; "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true"
evidence - an indication that makes something evident; "his trembling was evidence of his fear"
proof - a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it
counterargument - an argument offered in opposition to another argument
pro - an argument in favor of a proposal
con - an argument opposed to a proposal
case - a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument; "he stated his case clearly"
clincher, determiner, determining factor - an argument that is conclusive
adducing - citing as evidence or proof
last word - the final statement in a verbal argument; "she always gets the last word"
specious argument - an argument that appears good at first view but is really fallacious
3.statement - (music) the presentation of a musical theme; "the initial statement of the sonata"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
melodic theme, musical theme, theme, idea - (music) melodic subject of a musical composition; "the theme is announced in the first measures"; "the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it"
augmentation - the statement of a theme in notes of greater duration (usually twice the length of the original)
diminution - the statement of a theme in notes of lesser duration (usually half the length of the original)
4.statement - a nonverbal message; "a Cadillac makes a statement about who you are"; "his tantrums are a statement of his need for attention"
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
5.statement - the act of affirming or asserting or stating somethingstatement - the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
speech act - the use of language to perform some act
say-so - one chap's arbitrary assertion
6.statement - (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer code, code - (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
call - an instruction that interrupts the program being executed; "Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed"
command line - commands that a user types in order to run an application
link - (computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list
macro, macro instruction - a single computer instruction that results in a series of instructions in machine language
system error - an instruction that is either not recognized by an operating system or is in violation of the procedural rules
toggle - any instruction that works first one way and then the other; it turns something on the first time it is used and then turns it off the next time
7.statement - a document showing credits and debitsstatement - a document showing credits and debits
commercial document, commercial instrument - a document of or relating to commerce
bank statement - a periodic statement prepared by a bank for each client; "I wish my bank statement arrived earlier in the month"
invoice, bill, account - an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered; "he paid his bill and left"; "send me an account of what I owe"
account statement, accounting, account - a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; "they send me an accounting every month"
earnings report, income statement, operating statement, profit-and-loss statement - a financial statement that gives operating results for a specific period

statement

noun
1. announcement, declaration, communication, explanation, communiqué, proclamation, utterance He now disowns that statement, saying he was depressed when he made it.
2. account, report, testimony, evidence statements from witnesses to the event

statement

noun
1. The act or an instance of expressing in words:
2. The act of asserting positively:
3. A recounting of past events:
4. Something said:
5. A precise list of fees or charges:
Informal: tab.
Translations
بَيانبَيَانتَصْريحكَشْف حِساب
prohlášenívýkaz
erklæringkontoudtogmeddelelse
lausuntoohjetiliotetoteamus
izjava
állításbejelentéskijelentésközleménynyilatkozat
reikningsyfirlitstaîhæfingyfirlÿsing
声明
성명서
verklaringbemerkinginstructieopmerkingstellingname
izjava
redogörelse
แถลงการณ์
lời tuyên bố

statement

[ˈsteɪtmənt] N
1. (= declaration) (also Jur) → declaración f
a written statement of terms and conditionsuna declaración escrita de los términos y las condiciones
to make a statement (Jur) → prestar declaración
he made a statement to the presshizo una declaración a la prensa
in an official statement, the government saiden un comunicado oficial, el gobierno dijo ...
to issue a press statementemitir un comunicado de prensa
a signed and sworn statementuna declaración firmada bajo juramento
see also policy B
2. (= exposition) [of views, facts, problem, theory] → exposición f
a statement of factuna exposición de los hechos
he gave a detailed statement of his party's positionhizo una exposición detallada de la postura de su partido
3. (fig) (= critique) → alegato m, proclama f
the film is a powerful anti-war statementla película es un poderoso alegato contra la guerra
the paintings are intended to make a statement about contemporary societylo que se pretende con los cuadros es expresar una opinión acerca de la sociedad contemporánea
4. (Fin) (also statement of account) → estado m de cuenta (also bank statement) → extracto m de cuenta
see also financial
5. (Ling) → afirmación f
6. (Comput) → instrucción f, sentencia f

statement

[ˈsteɪtmənt] n
[opinion] → expression f
(= assertion) → affirmation f
Which of the following statements is true? → Laquelle des affirmations suivantes est vraie?
(= announcement) → déclaration f
official statement → communiqué m officiel
to make a statement → faire une déclaration
(LAW) (from witness or suspect)déposition f
(FINANCE) (also bank statement) → relevé m
statement of account → relevé m de comptestate of affairs nétat m de chosesstate of emergency nétat m d'urgencestate of mind nétat m d'espritstate of siege nétat m de siègestate-of-the-art [ˌsteɪtəvðiˈɑːrt] adj [technology, equipment] → de pointe; [computer, CD player] → dernier criState of the Union Address ndiscours m sur l'état de l'Unionstate-owned [ˌsteɪtˈəʊnd] adjpublic/iqueState Representative n (US) (POLITICS)membre m de la Chambre des représentants d'un État

statement

n
(= putting forward: of thesis etc) → Darstellung f; (of problem)Darlegung f; a clear statement of the factseine klare Feststellung der Tatsachen
(= that said)Feststellung f; (= claim)Behauptung f; (Mus, of theme) → Vorstellen nt; (= official, Government statement)Erklärung f, → Stellungnahme f; (in court, to police) → Aussage f; (written) → Protokoll nt, → Aussage f; to make a statement to the presseine Presseerklärung abgeben
(Philos) → Behauptung f, → These f; (Logic) → Satz m; (Gram) → Feststellung f
(Fin) → Rechnung f; (also bank statement)Kontoauszug m
vt (= assess) to statement a childLernschwierigkeiten bei einem Kind offiziell feststellen; statemented childrenKinder, bei denen offiziell eine Lernschwäche festgestellt wurde

statement

[ˈsteɪtmənt] n (gen) → dichiarazione f; (of views, facts) → esposizione f (Law) → deposizione f (Fin) → rendiconto
statement of account, bank statement → estratto conto
official statement → comunicato ufficiale
to make a statement → rilasciare una dichiarazione (Law) → fare una deposizione

state2

(steit) verb
to say or announce clearly, carefully and definitely. You have not yet stated your intentions.
ˈstatement noun
1. the act of stating.
2. something that is stated. The prime minister will make a statement tomorrow on the crisis.
3. a written statement of how much money a person has, owes etc. I'll look at my bank statement to see how much money is in my account.

statement

بَيَان prohlášení erklæring Erklärung δήλωση declaración lausunto déclaration izjava dichiarazione 声明 성명서 verklaring erklæring stwierdzenie declaração заявление redogörelse แถลงการณ์ açıklama lời tuyên bố 声明
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Which was not quite a correct statement, by the way.
The thought was involved but a simple statement of it would be something like this:
It appeared from the unembellished statement of David, that his own presence had been rather endured than desired; though even Magua had not been entirely exempt from that veneration with which the Indians regard those whom the Great Spirit had visited in their intellects.
Yes--er--in course--in course--" continued Dick, nervously glancing round the apartment as if endeavoring to find an opening to some less abrupt statement of the fact.
The doctor probably would smile at the statement of such trifles to his professional ear; the Judge would smile in his turn; and meeting one another's eyes, they would enjoy a hearty laugh together
The first of these touches conveyed that the written statement took up the tale at a point after it had, in a manner, begun.
Since the above was written, the statement is happily borne out by an official circular, issued by Lieutenant Maury, of the National Observatory, Washington, April 16th,
In two years and a half he had learned to speak English for practical purposes, but these had never included the statement that some one had intimidated and seduced his wife.
As, according to her own statement, this surgical operation was a matter of daily occurrence in the cabin, the declaration no whit abated the merriment, till every one had roared and tumbled and danced themselves down to a state of composure.
However, as the request of the selectmen, I condescended to make some such statement as this in writing: "Know all men by these presents, that I, Henry Thoreau, do not wish to be regarded as a member of any society which I have not joined.
I wish to make an extreme statement, if so I may make an emphatic one, for there are enough champions of civilization: the minister and the school committee and every one of you will take care of that.
It was very simple: you discounted a statement ninety- seven per cent.