Associations to the word «Report»

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REPORT, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To relate details of (an event or incident); to recount, describe (something). [from 15th   c.]
REPORT, verb. (transitive) To repeat (something one has heard), to retell; to pass on, convey (a message, information etc.). [from 15thc.]
REPORT, verb. (obsolete) (reflexive) To take oneself (to someone or something) for guidance or support; to appeal. [15th-18thc.]
REPORT, verb. (transitive) Formally to notify someone of (particular intelligence, suspicions, illegality, misconduct etc.); to make notification to relevant authorities; to submit a formal report of. [from 15thc.]
REPORT, verb. (transitive) To make a formal statement, especially of complaint, about (someone). [from 19thc.]
REPORT, verb. (intransitive) To show up or appear at an appointed time; to present oneself. [from 19thc.]
REPORT, verb. (ambitransitive) To write news reports (for); to cover as a journalist or reporter. [from 19thc.]
REPORT, verb. (intransitive) To be accountable.
REPORT, verb. (politics) (dated) To return or present as the result of an examination or consideration of any matter officially referred.
REPORT, verb. To take minutes of (a speech, the doings of a public body, etc.); to write down from the lips of a speaker.
REPORT, verb. (obsolete) To refer.
REPORT, verb. (obsolete) (rare) To return or repeat, as sound; to echo.
REPORT, noun. A piece of information describing, or an account of certain events given or presented to someone, with the most common adpositions being by (referring to creator of the report) and on (referring to the subject.
REPORT, noun. (ballistics) The sharp, loud sound from a gun or explosion.
REPORT, noun. An employee whose position in a corporate hierarchy is below that of a particular manager
REPORT CARD, noun. (education) A document, on cardboard or plain paper, stating which grades a student earned, at the end of a term of regular period.
REPORT CARDS, noun. Plural of report card

Dictionary definition

REPORT, noun. A written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale".
REPORT, noun. The act of informing by verbal report; "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple".
REPORT, noun. 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".
REPORT, noun. A sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing); "they heard a violent report followed by silence".
REPORT, noun. A written evaluation of a student's scholarship and deportment; "his father signed his report card".
REPORT, noun. An essay (especially one written as an assignment); "he got an A on his composition".
REPORT, noun. The general estimation that the public has for a person; "he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing"; "he was a person of bad report".
REPORT, verb. To give an account or representation of in words; "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental".
REPORT, verb. Announce as the result of an investigation or experience or finding; "Dozens of incidents of wife beatings are reported daily in this city"; "The team reported significant advances in their research".
REPORT, verb. Announce one's presence; "I report to work every day at 9 o'clock".
REPORT, verb. Make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal".
REPORT, verb. 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".
REPORT, verb. Complain about; make a charge against; "I reported her to the supervisor".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope