A statement is a stated idea. The term is used in several academic disciplines:
- In computer science, a statement is a instruction, string, or other arrangement of symbols; often grouped into a statement block. In programming languages, a statement is a represents a set of declarations, or a step within a sequence of actions. Statements contain declarations, definitions, expressions, and procedural statements.
- In mathematical logic, a statement is a proposition.
- In music, a statement is a presentation of a musical theme.