Definitions for "SQL statement"
A complete phrase in SQL that begins with a keyword and completely describes an action to be taken. For example, SELECT * FROM Orders. SQL statements should not be confused with statements.
a computer program or instruction
a special language that you may use to encode a statement such as show me everyone who has a first name of "Robert"
Keywords:  handler, tell, couple, want, database
a couple of words that tell the database handler what we want to do