Definitions for report

Definitions for (noun) report

Main entry: report, reputation

Definition: the general estimation that the public has for a person

Usage: he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing; he was a person of bad report

Main entry: paper, theme, composition, report

Definition: an essay (especially one written as an assignment)

Usage: he got an A on his composition

Main entry: account, report, write up, news report, story

Definition: a short account of the news

Usage: 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

Main entry: report, account

Definition: the act of informing by verbal report

Usage: he heard reports that they were causing trouble; by all accounts they were a happy couple

Main entry: study, written report, report

Definition: a written document describing the findings of some individual or group

Usage: this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale

Main entry: report, report card

Definition: a written evaluation of a student's scholarship and deportment

Usage: his father signed his report card

Main entry: report

Definition: a sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing)

Usage: they heard a violent report followed by silence

Definitions for (verb) report

Main entry: report, account, describe

Definition: to give an account or representation of in words

Usage: Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental

Main entry: report

Definition: make known to the authorities

Usage: One student reported the other to the principal

Main entry: report

Definition: complain about; make a charge against

Usage: I reported her to the supervisor

Main entry: report

Definition: announce one's presence

Usage: I report to work every day at 9 o'clock

Main entry: report

Definition: announce as the result of an investigation or experience or finding

Usage: Dozens of incidents of wife beatings are reported daily in this city; The team reported significant advances in their research

Main entry: report, cover

Definition: be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism

Usage: Snow reported on China in the 1950's; The cub reporter covered New York City

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