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Princeton's WordNet

  1. documentedadjective

    furnished with or supported by documents

    "the first documented case of shark attack in those waters"

  2. attested, authenticated, documentedadjective

    established as genuine


  1. documented

    A document is a written, drawn, presented, or memorialized representation of thought, often the manifestation of non-fictional, as well as fictional, content. The word originates from the Latin Documentumcode: lat promoted to code: la , which denotes a "teaching" or "lesson": the verb doceōcode: lat promoted to code: la denotes "to teach". In the past, the word was usually used to denote written proof useful as evidence of a truth or fact. In the Computer Age, "document" usually denotes a primarily textual computer file, including its structure and format, e.g. fonts, colors, and images. Contemporarily, "document" is not defined by its transmission medium, e.g., paper, given the existence of electronic documents. "Documentation" is distinct because it has more denotations than "document". Documents are also distinguished from "realia", which are three-dimensional objects that would otherwise satisfy the definition of "document" because they memorialize or represent thought; documents are considered more as 2-dimensional representations. While documents can have large varieties of customization, all documents can be shared freely and have the right to do so, creativity can be represented by documents, also. History, events, examples, opinions, etc. all can be expressed in documents.


  1. documented

    Documented refers to something that is recorded, noted down, or supported with evidence or proof, often in written form or through other types of media. This could be information, events, facts, actions, processes, or procedures that are officially or formally validated through documents.

Editors Contribution

  1. documented

    Data created on a document.

    The progress is documented easily and effectively.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 5, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of documented in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of documented in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of documented in a Sentence

  1. Douglas P Fish:

    Water is life. It is one of the earth's greatest resources. History is well documented on the ways of water. Wars have been fought over it, societies have risen up, societies have been removed, all throughout the annals of time.

  2. Perry Blackburn:

    All the networks need is money to contract aircraft, to keep the promise of getting our Afghan partners out of Afghanistan, and that means people that are documented, and the families that are attached to those documented people.

  3. Jane Muncke:

    In general, it is very difficult to get exposure data or information on the use of certain chemicals, this study illustrates this problem well. Here important health effects from chemical exposures are documented, but knowing how to avoid these chemicals is almost impossible for people.

  4. Suzanne McCarthy:

    There are documented benefits to methylphenidate use such as improvements in the core ADHD symptoms (attention, hyperactivity, impulsivity), there are also well documented side effects such as decreased appetite, sleep disturbances.

  5. Kendall Coffey:

    The impact on future jurors has been documented by studies confirming that negative publicity contributes to negative results.

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