statement

  • 1 statement — state·ment n 1 a: an official or formal report or declaration a statement of policy b: an oral or written assertion (as by a witness) or conduct intended as an assertion see also hearsay, prior consistent statement …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Statement — may refer to:*Press statement, a statement issued to the news media *statement (logic) that is either true or false *Sentence (linguistics), a type of sentence *Statement (programming), an instruction to execute something that will not return a… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Statement — State ment (st[=a]t ment), n. 1. The act of stating, reciting, or presenting, orally or on paper; as, to interrupt a speaker in the statement of his case. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is stated; a formal embodiment in language of facts or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 statement — [n1] declaration, assertion ABCs*, account, acknowledgment, affidavit, affirmation, allegation, announcement, articulation, aside, asseveration, assurance, averment, avowal, blow by blow*, charge, comment, communication, communiqué, description,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 statement — [stāt′mənt] n. 1. a) an act of stating b) the thing stated; account, declaration, assertion, etc. 2. c) an abstract, usually itemized, of a financial account [a bank statement] d) a listing of charges for goods or services; bill …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 statement — 1775, from STATE (Cf. state) (v.) + MENT (Cf. ment) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 statement — ► NOUN 1) a definite or clear expression of something in speech or writing. 2) a formal account of facts or events, especially one given to the police or in court. 3) a document setting out items of debit and credit between a bank or other… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 statement — Also receipt Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary A detailed summary of an account. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary See deposit receipt, withdrawal receipt. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary * * * statement state‧ment… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 9 statement — In a general sense, an allegation; a declaration of matters of fact. The term has come to be used of a variety of formal.narratives of facts, required by law in various jurisdictions as the foundation of judicial or official proceedings and in a… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10 statement — noun 1 something that you say or write ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, short ▪ Saunder s lawyer made a brief statement to the press outside the court. ▪ bald, blunt, flat ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 statement — n. act of stating something stated 1) to issue, make a statement 2) to confirm a statement 3) to deny; refute; retract, withdraw a statement 4) a brief, short; clear; false; oral; rash; succinct; sweeping; terse; vague; written statement 5) a… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 statement — I UK [ˈsteɪtmənt] / US noun Word forms statement : singular statement plural statements *** 1) [countable] a written or spoken announcement on an important subject that someone makes in public make/issue a statement: He had been instructed not to …

    English dictionary

  • 13 statement — state|ment1 W1S2 [ˈsteıtmənt] n 1.) something you say or write, especially publicly or officially, to let people know your intentions or opinions, or to record facts statement on/about ▪ the Prime Minister s recent statements on Europe… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 statement — state|ment [ steıtmənt ] noun *** 1. ) count a written or spoken announcement on an important subject that someone makes in public: make/issue a statement: He had been instructed not to make any statements to the press about the incident.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 statement — 01. An aide read a prepared [statement] saying that the President would not be answering any questions until he received further information. 02. All general [statements] are false. 03. Our recent financial [statement] shows that we are doing… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 statement — [[t]ste͟ɪtmənt[/t]] ♦♦ statements, statementing, statemented 1) N COUNT A statement is something that you say or write which gives information in a formal or definite way. Andrew now disowns that statement, saying he was depressed when he made it …

    English dictionary

  • 17 statement — 1 noun 1 (C) something you say or write publicly or officially to let people know your intentions or opinions, or to record facts: False statements on your tax form could land you in jail. | make a statement (about): Before we begin, I d like to… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 statement — / steɪtmənt/ noun 1. something said or written which describes or explains something clearly ♦ to make a false statement to give wrong details ♦ statement of expenses a detailed list of money spent 2. ♦ statement (of account) a list of invoices… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 19 Statement — Stellungnahme; Ansicht; Gutachten; Anschauung; Meinung; Äußerung; Behauptung; Aussage * * * State|ment 〈[ stɛıt ] n. 15〉 (bes. öffentl.) Behauptung, Erklärung [engl.] …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 20 Statement — 1. A verbal utterance that carries a degree of clarity. For example, The Chief Executive Officer’s statement on corporate objectives was crystal clear. 2. A formal, written declaration. For example, The corporation issued a press statement to… …

    Auditor's dictionary