statement Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "statement" - English Dictionary

See all translations

statementnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsteɪt.mənt/
B2 something that someone says or writes officially, or an action done to express an opinion: The government is expected to issue a statement about the investigation to the press. He produced a signed statement from the prisoner. He threw paint over the fur coats because he wanted to make a statement about cruelty to animals. [+ that] We were not surprised by their statement that the train services would be reduced.C2 (also bank statement) a record of the amounts of money paid into and taken out of your bank account during a particular period of time
More examples
(Definition of statement from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of statement?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “statement” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
truth

the quality of being true

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More