1. The act of stating, reciting, or presenting, orally or on paper; as, to interrupt a speaker in the statement of his case.
2. That which is stated; a formal embodiment in language of facts or opinions; a narrative; a recital. “Admirable perspicuity of statement.”
n 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
2: a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is
true; "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was
true" [syn: 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
5: the act of affirming or asserting or stating something [syn:
6: (computer science) a line of code written as part of a
computer program [syn: instruction, command, program
7: a document showing credits and debits [syn: financial