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"
a document showing credits and debits
the presentation of a musical theme
- "the initial statement of the sonata"
a nonverbal message
- "his tantrums are a statement of his need for attention"
- "a Cadillac makes a statement about who you are"
a presentation of opinion or position