report

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[re·port]

When you report something, you tell what happened. After giving the details of your groundbreaking news story, you might end by saying, “...reporting live from Washington, D.C.”

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To refer.

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"

Noun
an essay (especially one written as an assignment); "he got an A on his composition"

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"

Noun
the act of informing by verbal report; "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple"

Noun
a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"

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Noun
a written evaluation of a student''s scholarship and deportment; "his father signed his report card"

Noun
a sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing); "they heard a violent report followed by silence"

Verb
to give an account or representation of in words; "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental"

Verb
make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"

Verb
complain about; make a charge against; "I reported her to the superviser"

Verb
announce one''s presence; "I report to work every day at 9 o''clock"

Verb
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"

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"


v. t.
To refer.

v. t.
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.

v. t.
To give an account of; to relate; to tell; to circulate publicly, as a story; as, in the common phrase, it is reported.

v. t.
To give an official account or statement of; as, a treasurer reports the receipts and expenditures.

v. t.
To return or repeat, as sound; to echo.

v. t.
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.

v. t.
To make minutes of, as a speech, or the doings of a public body; to write down from the lips of a speaker.

v. t.
To write an account of for publication, as in a newspaper; as, to report a public celebration or a horse race.

v. t.
To make a statement of the conduct of, especially in an unfavorable sense; as, to report a servant to his employer.

v. i.
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.

v. i.
To furnish in writing an account of a speech, the proceedings at a meeting, the particulars of an occurrence, etc., for publication.

v. i.
To present one's self, as to a superior officer, or to one to whom service is due, and to be in readiness for orders or to do service; also, to give information, as of one's address, condition, etc.; as, the officer reported to the general for duty; to report weekly by letter.

v. t.
That which is reported.

v. t.
An account or statement of the results of examination or inquiry made by request or direction; relation.

v. t.
A story or statement circulating by common talk; a rumor; hence, fame; repute; reputation.

v. t.
Sound; noise; as, the report of a pistol or cannon.

v. t.
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.

v. t.
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.

v. t.
A sketch, or a fully written account, of a speech, debate, or the proceedings of a public meeting, legislative body, etc.

v. t.
Rapport; relation; connection; reference.


Report

Re*port" (r?-p?rt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reported; p. pr. & vb. n. Reporting.] [F. reporter to carry back, carry (cf. rapporter; see Rapport), L. reportare to bear or bring back; pref. re- re- + portare to bear or bring. See Port bearing, demeanor.] 1. To refer. [Obs.]
Baldwin, his son, . . . succeeded his father; so like unto him that we report the reader to the character of King Almeric, and will spare the repeating his description.
2. 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.
There is no man that may reporten all.
3. To give an account of; to relate; to tell; to circulate publicly, as a story; as, in the common phrase, it is reported. Shak.
It is reported among the heathen, and Gashmu saith it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel.
4. To give an official account or statement of; as, a treasurer reperts the recepts and expenditures. 5. To return or repeat, as sound; to echo. [Obs. or R.] "A church with windowss only form above, that reporteth the voice thirteen times." Bacon. 6. (Parliamentary Practice) 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. 7. To make minutes of, as a speech, or the doings of a public body; to write down from the lips of a speaker. 8. To write an account of for publication, as in a newspaper; as, to report a public celebration or a horse race. 9. To make a statement of the conduct of, especially in an unfavorable sense; as, to report a servant to his employer. To be reported, ∨ To be reported of, to be spoken of; to be mentioned, whether favorably or unfavorably. Acts xvi. 2. -- To report one's self, to betake one's self, as to a superior or one to whom service is due, and be in readiness to receive orders or do service. Syn. -- To relate; narrate; tell; recite; describe.

Report

Re*port" (r?-p?rt"), v. i. 1. 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. 2. To furnish in writing an account of a speech, the proceedings at a meeting, the particulars of an occurrence, etc., for publication. 3. To present one's self, as to a superior officer, or to one to whom service is due, and to be in readiness for orders or to do service; also, to give information, as of one's address, condition, etc.; as, the officer reported to the general for duty; to report weekly by letter.

Report

Re*port" (r?-p?rt"), n. [Cf. F. rapport. See Report.v. t.] 1. That which is reported. Specifically: (a) An account or statement of the results of examination or inquiry made by request or direction; relation. "From Thetis sent as spies to make report." Waller. (b) A story or statement circulating by common talk; a rumor; hence, fame; repute; reputation.
It was a true report that I heard in mine own land of thy acts and of thy wisdom.
Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and . . . of good report among all the nation of the Jews.
(c) Sound; noise; as, the report of a pistol or cannon. (d) 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. (e) 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. (f) A sketch, or a fully written account, of a speech, debate, or the proceedings of a public meeting, legislative body, etc. 2. Rapport; relation; connection; reference. [Obs.]
The corridors worse, having no report to the wings they join to.
Syn. -- Account; relation; narration; detail; description; recital; narrative; story; rumor; hearsay.

To refer.

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.

That which is reported.

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Usage Examples

I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.

First let me report that the art in the Barnes Collection has never looked better. My trips to the old Barnes were always amazing, but except on the sunniest days, you could barely see the art. The building always felt pushed beyond its capacity.

I'm happy to report that 'The New Press' is still in business to this day. But not thanks to me. I was a really bad publishing intern.

I published in 1978 a report on dreams in the Journal of Clinical Psychology. It was the first study of its kind to demonstrate that it is possible for people to make constructive use of their dreams to improve their lives.

Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income - which he then spends sending his son to college.

By measuring the proportion of children living with the same parents from birth and whether their parents report a good quality relationship we are driving home the message that social programmes should promote family stability and avert breakdown.

I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

As the GAO report recognizes, the long-term health of our forests relies on additional fuel reduction options and funding to reduce the risks that catastrophic fire poses to our nation's ecosystems, communities and federal budgetary resources.

I report to you that our country is challenged at home and abroad: that it is our will that is being tried and not our strength our sense of purpose and not our ability to achieve a better America.

As a member of the House Select Committee on Intelligence, I will be participating in several hearings on the startling revelations contained in the report.

I can remember when I was National Security Adviser, the intelligence community told us... they put out an intelligence report saying that Iran would never back off from attacks on shipping in the Gulf if we use force.

Clearly you need a new team to go out to bat on your behalf to fight for your rights and to report back to you personally and to the leadership of the IFP.

I remember driving home one evening while they were reviewing the papers on the radio. One of the articles was about me separating from my wife. It's a weird thing to listen to a news report about the break-up of your marriage.

I am very proud to come back, to speak on the disinterested effort we have made and I believe that, with all due respect, that the decisions we made, when we turned our final report over to President Johnson, will stand in history.

During the war, in which several of our embedded correspondents were able to report from moving vehicles crossing the Iraqi desert, the use of technology made news gathering safer.

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