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    report - Dictionary definition and meaning for word report

    Definition
    (noun) a written document describing the findings of some individual or group
    Synonyms : study , written report
    Example Sentence
    • this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale
    Definition
    (noun) the act of informing by verbal report
    Synonyms : account
    Example Sentence
    • he heard reports that they were causing trouble
    • by all accounts they were a happy couple
    Definition
    (noun) a short account of the news
    Synonyms : account , news report , story , write up
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) a sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing)
    Example Sentence
    • they heard a violent report followed by silence
    Definition
    (noun) a written evaluation of a student's scholarship and deportment
    Synonyms : report card
    Example Sentence
    • his father signed his report card
    Definition
    (noun) an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    Synonyms : composition , paper , theme
    Example Sentence
    • he got an A on his composition
    Definition
    (noun) the general estimation that the public has for a person
    Synonyms : reputation
    Example Sentence
    • he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing
    • he was a person of bad report
    Definition
    (verb) to give an account or representation of in words
    Synonyms : account , describe
    Example Sentence
    • Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental
    Definition
    (verb) announce as the result of an investigation or experience or finding
    Example Sentence
    • Dozens of incidents of wife beatings are reported daily in this city
    • The team reported significant advances in their research
    Definition
    (verb) announce one's presence
    Example Sentence
    • I report to work every day at 9 o'clock
    Definition
    (verb) make known to the authorities
    Example Sentence
    • One student reported the other to the principal
    Definition
    (verb) be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
    Synonyms : cover
    Example Sentence
    • Snow reported on China in the 1950's
    • The cub reporter covered New York City
    Definition
    (verb) complain about; make a charge against
    Example Sentence
    • I reported her to the supervisor
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