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Definition 1: a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where statement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • according to his statement he was in London on that day

(statement is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of statement ) a negative statement; a statement that is a refusal or denial of some other statement

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information

"from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account" "we would appreciate input from our users on how we can improve our software"

(... is a kind of statement ) 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"

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement made with careful qualifications

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement that limits or restricts some claim

"he recommended her without any reservations"

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to what might have been said

(... is a kind of statement ) a false statement

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity

(... is a kind of statement ) (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false

(... is a kind of statement ) 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"

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement that contains a mistake

(... is a kind of statement ) a revised statement

(... is a kind of statement ) a detailed statement giving facts and figures

"his wife gave a recital of his infidelities"

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement intended to inspire confidence

"the President's assurances were not respected"

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties

(... is a kind of statement ) a factual statement made by one party in order to induce another party to enter into a contract

"the sales contract contains several representations by the vendor"

(... is a kind of statement ) a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement indicating the likely cost of some job

"he got an estimate from the car repair shop"

(... is a kind of statement ) (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"

(... is a kind of statement ) 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"

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement made about the future

(... is a kind of statement ) 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"

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)

(... is a kind of statement ) a formal public statement

"the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war" "a declaration of independence"

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement that represents something in words

(... is a kind of statement ) a true statement

"he told the truth" "he thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it"

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement regarded as an object

"to say the same thing in other terms" "how can you say such a thing?"

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)

(... is a kind of statement ) (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding

(... is a kind of statement ) a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement of a mathematical relation

(... is a kind of statement ) (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make

(... is a kind of statement ) 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"

(... is a kind of statement ) 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"

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting

"certain representations were made concerning police brutality"

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement of the desirability of something

(... is a kind of statement ) (logic) statements that explain the explicandum; the explanatory premises

(... is a kind of statement ) (logic) a statement of something (a fact or thing or expression) to be explained

(... is a kind of statement ) 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"

(... is a kind of statement ) a brief statement

"he didn't say a word about it"

(... is a kind of statement ) a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form

"he gave a summary of the conclusions"

Definition 2: a document showing credits and debits - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for statement in the sense of this definition

(statement is a kind of ...) a document of or relating to commerce

(... is a kind of statement ) a periodic statement prepared by a bank for each client

"I wish my bank statement arrived earlier in the month"

(... is a kind of statement ) 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"

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance

"they send me an accounting every month"

(... is a kind of statement ) a financial statement that gives operating results for a specific period

Definition 3: a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where statement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true

Synonyms for statement in the sense of this definition

(statement is a kind of ...) an indication that makes something evident

"his trembling was evidence of his fear"

(... is a kind of statement ) the final statement in a verbal argument

"she always gets the last word"

(... is a kind of statement ) citing as evidence or proof

(... is a kind of statement ) an argument that is conclusive

(... is a kind of statement ) a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument

"he stated his case clearly"

(... is a kind of statement ) an argument opposed to a proposal

(... is a kind of statement ) an argument in favor of a proposal

(... is a kind of statement ) an argument offered in opposition to another argument

(... is a kind of statement ) a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

(... is a kind of statement ) an argument that appears good at first view but is really fallacious

Definition 4: (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for statement in the sense of this definition

(statement is a kind of ...) (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions

(... is a kind of statement ) an instruction that interrupts the program being executed

"Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed"

(... is a kind of statement ) commands that a user types in order to run an application

(... is a kind of statement ) (computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list

(... is a kind of statement ) a single computer instruction that results in a series of instructions in machine language

(... is a kind of statement ) an instruction that is either not recognized by an operating system or is in violation of the procedural rules

(... is a kind of statement ) 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

(... is part of statement) (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute

"the program required several hundred lines of code"

(statement belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Definition 5: (music) the presentation of a musical theme - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where statement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the initial statement of the sonata

(statement is a kind of ...) (music) melodic subject of a musical composition

"the theme is announced in the first measures" "the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it"

(... is a kind of statement ) the statement of a theme in notes of greater duration (usually twice the length of the original)

(... is a kind of statement ) the statement of a theme in notes of lesser duration (usually half the length of the original)

(statement belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

Definition 6: a nonverbal message - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where statement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a Cadillac makes a statement about who you are
  • his tantrums are a statement of his need for attention

(statement is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

Definition 7: the act of affirming or asserting or stating something - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for statement in the sense of this definition

(statement is a kind of ...) the use of language to perform some act

(... is a kind of statement ) one chap's arbitrary assertion

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