Definitions of reporting

  1. the news as presented by reporters for newspapers or radio or television; " they accused the paper of biased coverage of race relations"
  2. The act of giving an account of anything orally or in writing; the art or profession of a reporter.

Usage examples for reporting

  1. " I could not run the risk of reporting the case as false for less than Rs. – Tales of Bengal by S. B. Banerjea
  2. The idea is yours, not mine, and in all that I have written about it, I have merely been reporting what you said to me, as we stood looking at the surf dashing itself to pieces on the rocks at Bar Harbor." – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  3. Putting on his moccasins Fred then went to look for results from his shots, but came back reporting not a drop of blood on the snow. – Northern Diamonds by Frank Lillie Pollock
  4. " Lieutenant Harrison reporting for duty, sir," he said. – Monsoons of Death by Gerald Vance
  5. They stood near the regimental adjutant, and seemed to be reporting their presence to him. – Captured by the Navajos by Charles A. Curtis
  6. But again I assure you I was only reporting, and had not the slightest intention of making myself a go- between in the matter. – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  7. " His kindness was what most impressed me," says one officer who was a very young man when first reporting to him for duty. – Admiral Farragut by A. T. Mahan
  8. Why wasn't it reporting? – Eight Keys to Eden by Mark Irvin Clifton
  9. If it's true, and Ingleborough says it is, I don't see how he could help, reporting your conduct to the directors. – A Dash from Diamond City by George Manville Fenn
  10. It was reporting the present scene at Park Sixty. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  11. During the night the building fell, but, fortunately, the muleteers escaped unhurt, and, leaving their mules behind them, in the darkness and rain made the best of their way to Nohcacab, reporting that El Demonio was among the ruins of Kabah. – Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I. by John L. Stephens
  12. No general in all history, reporting in some critical hour the disposition of his army, could have been more composed. – Lady Larkspur by Meredith Nicholson
  13. " Who are you reporting to? – Sjambak by John Holbrook Vance
  14. But she returned, reporting my beloved's desire, that Captain Tomlinson would excuse her for the present. – Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9) by Samuel Richardson
  15. Elfreda had come to grief through reporting the two mischievous sophomores to the registrar. – Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  16. But Trenchard and his confederates were not content with simply reporting the fact. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  17. Thus he cites Dr. Codrington's remarks, most valuable remarks, on the difficulty of reporting correctly about the ideas and ways of savages. – Modern Mythology by Andrew Lang
  18. Since a hurried note reporting the latest news of the Mainstairs victims, which had reached her from Faversham on the morning of her departure for London, she had heard nothing from him; and during her weeks of nursing in a darkened room, she had sounded the dim and perilous ways of her own heart as best she could. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  19. Coffee joined him on the march, bringing with him a few hundreds of bushels of corn, and reporting that he had destroyed some Indian towns, but had encountered none of the Indians. – Red Eagle and the Wars With the Creek Indians of Alabama. by George Cary Eggleston
  20. At this very minute no doubt your orderly- sergeant and the adjutant of your regiment are reporting you absent without leave. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson