Statement vs Illustration - What's the difference?

statement | illustration |

As nouns the difference between statement and illustration

is that statement is a declaration or remark while illustration is illustration.

As a verb statement

is to provide an official document of a proposition, especially in the uk a statement of special educational needs.



Etymology 1

From .


(en noun)
  • A declaration or remark.
  • A presentation of opinion or position.
  • (finance) A document that summarizes financial activity.
  • a bank statement
  • (computing) An instruction in a computer program.
  • Synonyms
    * See also
    Derived terms
    * environmental impact statement * fashion statement * financial statement * impact statement * mission statement * statemental * victim impact statement * vision statement

    Etymology 2

    and statemented


    (en verb)
  • To provide an official document of a proposition, especially in the UK a Statement of Special Educational Needs.
  • See also

    * (projectlink)





    (en noun)
  • The act of illustrating; the act of making clear and distinct; education; also, the state of being illustrated, or of being made clear and distinct.
  • That which illustrates; a comparison or example intended to make clear or apprehensible, or to remove obscurity.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=June 19 , author=Phil McNulty , title=England 1-0 Ukraine , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=England will regard it as a measure of justice for Frank Lampard's disallowed goal against Germany in Bloemfontein at the 2010 World Cup - but it was also an illustration of how they rode their luck for long periods in front of a predictably partisan home crowd.}}
  • A picture designed to decorate a volume or elucidate a literary work.
  • A calculated prevision of insurance premiums and returns (life insurance)"an illustration [...] is a computer projection of future premiums, cash values and death benefits based on the current dividend scale (whole life) or current interest rates and current costs of insurance (universal life)." taken from
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