statement

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. assertion, declaration, affirmation; report; bill, account. See accounting, speech.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The act of stating]
Syn. utterance, comment, allegation, declaration, observation, remark, assertion, averment, profession, acknowledgment, avowal, protestation, assurance, asseveration, affirmation; see also announcement 1 .
2. [A prepared announcement]
Syn. description, narrative, recital; see announcement 2 , declaration 2 .
3. [A statement of account]
Syn. bill, charge, reckoning, account, record, receipt, report, annual report, budget, audit, affidavit, balance sheet.
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
declaration, assertion, announcement, utterance, pronouncement, comment, remark, profession, proclamation, communication, verbalization, articulation, revelation, testimony, affidavit, deposition.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The act or an instance of expressing in words: articulation, expression, utterance, verbalization, vocalization, voice. See WORDS. 2. The act of asserting positively: affirmation, allegation, assertion, asseveration, averment, claim, declaration. See AFFIRM. 3. A recounting of past events: account, chronicle, description, history, narration, narrative, report, story, version. See WORDS. 4. Something said: saying, utterance, word. See WORDS. 5. A precise list of fees or charges: account, bill1, check, invoice, reckoning. Informal: tab. See PAY.

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