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Noun: statement  steyt-munt
  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"
  2. A fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
    "it was a strong statement that his hypothesis was true";
    - argument
  3. (music) the presentation of a musical theme
    "the initial statement of the sonata"
  4. A nonverbal message
    "a Cadillac makes a statement about who you are"; "his tantrums are a statement of his need for attention"
  5. The act of affirming, asserting or stating something
    - affirmation, assertion
  6. (computing) a line of code written as part of a computer program
    - instruction, command, program line
  7. A document showing credits and debits
    - financial statement

Derived forms: statements

Type of: code, commercial document, commercial instrument, computer code, content, evidence, idea, melodic theme, message, musical theme, speech act, subject matter, substance, theme

Part of: computer program, computer programme [Brit], program, programme [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Statement