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Noun statement has 7 senses
  1. 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"
    --1 is a kind of
    message, content, subject matter, substance
    --1 has particulars:
     summary; pleading; amendment; thing; truth, true statement; description, verbal description; declaration; announcement, proclamation, annunciation, declaration; Bill of Rights; formula; mathematical statement; bid, bidding; word; explanation, account; explicandum, explanandum; explanans; value statement; representation; solution, answer, result, resolution, solvent; answer, reply, response; announcement, promulgation; prediction, foretelling, forecasting, prognostication; proposition; quotation; falsehood, falsity, untruth, false statement; understatement; reservation, qualification; cautious statement; comment, commentary; remark, comment; rhetorical question; misstatement; restatement; agreement, understanding; condition, term; estimate; formula, chemical formula; representation; declaration; assurance; recital; negation
    Derived form: verb state1
  2. argument, statement - a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true; "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true"
    --2 is a kind of evidence
    --2 has particulars:
     proof; counterargument; pro; con; case; clincher, determiner, determining factor; adducing; last word; specious argument
    Derived form: verb state2
  3. statement - (music) the presentation of a musical theme; "the initial statement of the sonata"
    --3 is a kind of
    theme, melodic theme, musical theme, idea
    --3 has particulars: augmentation; diminution
  4. statement - a nonverbal message; "a Cadillac makes a statement about who you are"; "his tantrums are a statement of his need for attention"
    --4 is a kind of
    message, content, subject matter, substance
  5. affirmation, assertion, statement - the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
    --5 is a kind of speech act
    --5 has particulars: say-so
    Derived forms: verb state2, verb state1
  6. instruction, command, statement, program line - (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
    --6 is a kind of code, computer code
    --6 is a part of program, programme, computer program, computer programme
    --6 has particulars:
     call; command line; link; macro, macro instruction; system error; toggle
  7. statement, financial statement - a document showing credits and debits
    --7 is a kind of commercial document, commercial instrument
    --7 has particulars:
     bank statement; bill, account, invoice; account, accounting, account statement; income statement, earnings report, operating statement, profit-and-loss statement
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