Definitions of report

  1. To make a statement of facts.
  2. To refer.
  3. To bring back, as an answer; to announce in return; to relate, as what has been discovered by a person sent to examine, explore, or investigate; as, a messenger reports to his employer what he has seen or ascertained; the committee reported progress.
  4. To give an account of; to relate; to tell; to circulate publicly, as a story; as, in the common phrase, it is reported.
  5. To give an official account or statement of; as, a treasurer reports the receipts and expenditures.
  6. To return or repeat, as sound; to echo.
  7. To return or present as the result of an examination or consideration of any matter officially referred; as, the committee reported the bill witth amendments, or reported a new bill, or reported the results of an inquiry.
  8. To make minutes of, as a speech, or the doings of a public body; to write down from the lips of a speaker.
  9. To make a statement of the conduct of, especially in an unfavorable sense; as, to report a servant to his employer.
  10. That which is reported.
  11. An account or statement of the results of examination or inquiry made by request or direction; relation.
  12. A story or statement circulating by common talk; a rumor; hence, fame; repute; reputation.
  13. Sound; noise; as, the report of a pistol or cannon.
  14. An account or statement of a judicial opinion or decision, or of case argued and determined in a court of law, chancery, etc.; also, in the plural, the volumes containing such reports; as, Coke's Reports.
  15. A sketch, or a fully written account, of a speech, debate, or the proceedings of a public meeting, legislative body, etc.
  16. Rapport; relation; connection; reference.
  17. To present an account of; as, to report the work of a committee; make a verbal or written statement about; as, to report the news of the day; relate; tell; circulate publicly; make a formal statement of; as, to report a balance; make a charge against; as, to report a pupil for misconduct.
  18. To bring back, as an answer or account of anything: to give an account of: to relate: to circulate publicly: to write down or take notes of, esp. for a newspaper.
  19. To bring back as an answer; give an account of; take notes of for publication.
  20. To bring back, as information; relate; state; circulate publicly.
  21. To prepare a record of; certify.
  22. To inform against.
  23. To make a report, or response, in respect of a matter inquired of, a duty enjoined, or information expected; as, the committee will report at twelve o'clock.
  24. To furnish in writing an account of a speech, the proceedings at a meeting, the particulars of an occurrence, etc., for publication.
  25. To make or present a prepared statement; be in attendance at a given place; as, to report for duty.
  26. To make a statement: to write an account of occurrences.
  27. To make a statement.
  28. be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism; " Snow reported on China in the 1950's"; " The cub reporter covered New York City"
  29. make known to the authorities; " One student reported the other to the principal"
  30. announce one's presence; " I report to work every day at 9 o'clock"
  31. to give an account or representation of in words; " Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental"
  32. To tender a report; announce oneself, as a soldier for duty; act as a reporter.
  33. To bring back, as an answer; to give an account of; to relate or recite.
  34. To bear or bring back, as an answer; to give an account of; to relate; to make a statement of facts; to follow the business of a reporter.
  35. a short account of the news; " the report of his speech"; " the story was on the 11 o'clock news"; " the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious"
  36. a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; " this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"
  37. a written evaluation of a student's scholarship and deportment; " his father signed his report card"
  38. a sharp explosive sound ( especially the sound of a gun firing); " they heard a violent report followed by silence"
  39. complain about; make a charge against; " I reported her to the superviser"
  40. announce as the result of an investigation, or announce something to the proper authorities; " Dozens of incidents of wife beatings are reported daily in this city"; " The team reported significant advances in their research"
  41. An official statement of facts, verbal or written; especially, a statement in writing of proceedings and facts exhibited by an officer to his superiors; as, the reports of the heads af departments to Congress, of a master in chancery to the court, of committees to a legislative body, and the like.
  42. An official presentation of facts; as, a government report; a written or verbal statement telling of events, transactions, etc.; as, a report of a meeting; something widely talked of; hearsay; as, it is common report; fame; reputation; as, to win good report; a loud, sudden noise; as, the report of a pistol.
  43. A statement of facts: description: a formal or official statement, esp. of a judicial opinion or decision: rumor: sound: noise: ( B.) reputation.
  44. Account returned; statement of facts; rumor; noise.
  45. That which is reported; an announcement; narration; official statement.
  46. A sudden loud noise.
  47. A statement of facts given in reply to inquiry; rumour; common fame; repute; relation; sound; statement of a judicial decision an official statement of facts.
  48. An account or statement circulated; that which is noised about respecting a thing; common fame; noise, as of a gun; an official statement of facts; a statement of proceedings, & c.
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