report, study, written report(noun)
a written document describing the findings of some individual or group
"this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"
the act of informing by verbal report
"he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple"
report, news report, story, account, write up(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"
a sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing)
"they heard a violent report followed by silence"
report card, report(noun)
a written evaluation of a student's scholarship and deportment
"his father signed his report card"
composition, paper, report, theme(noun)
an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
"he got an A on his composition"
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, describe, account(verb)
to give an account or representation of in words
"Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental"
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"
announce one's presence
"I report to work every day at 9 o'clock"
make known to the authorities
"One student reported the other to the principal"
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"
complain about; make a charge against
"I reported her to the supervisor"
A piece of information describing, or an account of certain events given or presented to someone.
A report by the telecommunications ministry showed that the phone network has a severe capacity problem.
(ballistics) The sharp, loud sound from a gun or explosion.
To relate details of (an event or incident); to recount, describe (something).
To repeat (something one has heard), to retell; to pass on, convey (a message, information etc.).
To take oneself (to someone or something) for guidance or support; to appeal.
Formally to notify someone of (particular intelligence, suspicions, illegality, misconduct etc.); to make notification to relevant authorities; to submit a formal report of.
For insurance reasons, I had to report the theft to the local police station.
To make a formal statement, especially of complaint, about (someone).
If you do that again I'll report you to the boss.
To show up or appear at an appointed time; to present oneself.
To write news reports (for); to cover as a journalist or reporter.
Andrew Marr reports now on more in-fighting at Westminster.
To be accountable.
The financial director reports to the CEO.
Origin: From reporter, reporter, and their source, reportare, from re- + portare.
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
to give an account of; to relate; to tell; to circulate publicly, as a story; as, in the common phrase, it is reported
to give an official account or statement of; as, a treasurer reports the receipts and expenditures
to return or repeat, as sound; to echo
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
to make minutes of, as a speech, or the doings of a public body; to write down from the lips of a speaker
to write an account of for publication, as in a newspaper; as, to report a public celebration or a horse race
to make a statement of the conduct of, especially in an unfavorable sense; as, to report a servant to his employer
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
to furnish in writing an account of a speech, the proceedings at a meeting, the particulars of an occurrence, etc., for publication
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
that which is reported
an account or statement of the results of examination or inquiry made by request or direction; relation
a story or statement circulating by common talk; a rumor; hence, fame; repute; reputation
sound; noise; as, the report of a pistol or cannon
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
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
a sketch, or a fully written account, of a speech, debate, or the proceedings of a public meeting, legislative body, etc
rapport; relation; connection; reference
A report or account is any informational work made with the specific intention of relaying information or recounting certain events in a widely presentable form. Written reports are documents which present focused, salient content to a specific audience. Reports are often used to display the result of an experiment, investigation, or inquiry. The audience may be public or private, an individual or the public in general. Reports are used in government, business, education, science, and other fields. Reports use features such as graphics, images, voice, or specialized vocabulary in order to persuade that specific audience to undertake an action. One of the most common formats for presenting reports is IMRAD: Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion. This structure is standard for the genre because it mirrors the traditional publication of scientific research and summons the ethos and credibility of that discipline. Reports are not required to follow this pattern, and may use alternative patterns like the problem-solution format. Additional elements often used to persuade readers include: headings to indicate topics, to more complex formats including charts, tables, figures, pictures, tables of contents, abstracts,and nouns summaries, appendices, footnotes, hyperlinks, and references.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-pōrt′, v.t. to bring back, as an answer or account of anything: to give an account of: to relate: to circulate publicly: to write down or take notes of, esp. for a newspaper: to lay a charge against: to echo back.—v.i. to make a statement: to write an account of occurrences.—n. a statement of facts: description: a formal or official statement, esp. of a judicial opinion or decision: rumour: sound: noise: (B.) repute: hearsay: reputation.—adj. Report′able, fit to be reported on.—ns. Report′age, report; Report′er, one who reports, esp. for a newspaper; Report′erism, the business of reporting; Report′ing, the act of drawing up reports—newspaper reporting.—adv. Report′ingly (Shak.), by common report.—adj. Reportō′rial.—Report one's self, to give information about one's self, one's whereabouts, &c.—Be reported of, to be spoken well or ill of. [O. Fr.,—L. reportāre—re-, back, portāre, to carry.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Sound; loud noise, as that made by the discharge of a rifle or a cannon.
A specific statement of any particular occurrences. Officers making written reports are required to sign them, specifying the regiment to which they belong, and their rank.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'report' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #367
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'report' in Written Corpus Frequency: #436
Rank popularity for the word 'report' in Nouns Frequency: #72
Rank popularity for the word 'report' in Verbs Frequency: #123
Perrot, perrot, porter, pretor, proter
The numerical value of report in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of report in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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- verslag, rapport, rapporteerAfrikaans
- تقرير, وصف, أبلغ, أبلغ عنArabic
- notificar, informe, informar, presentar-se, fer saber, ser responsableCatalan, Valencian
- zpráva, hlášení, zodpovídat se, výbuch, výstřelCzech
- melden, Mitteilung, Meldung, verzeigen, berichten, Reportage, anzeigen, BerichtGerman
- αναφορά, έκθεση, εκπυρσοκρότησηGreek
- raporto, informoEsperanto
- informe, notificar, ser responsable, rendir cuentas, presentarse, informarSpanish
- گزارش, راپرتPersian
- kertoa, raportoida, ilmoittautua, selvittää, raportti, pamaus, selvitys, selostus, ilmoittaa, selostaa, kirjoittaaFinnish
- signaler, rapport, rapporter, communiqué, comptes, reportageFrench
- iomradhScottish Gaelic
- jelent, jelentésHungarian
- riferire, rapportoItalian
- 報告, レポート, 報ずる, 銃声Japanese
- សេចក្ដីរាយការណ៍, រាយការណ៍Khmer
- 레포트, 보고하다, 리포트, 보고, 報告Korean
- beriichtenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- pūrongorongo, pūrongoMāori
- laporan, rapotMalay
- poef, rapport, paf, verslag, verschijnen, boem, rapporteren, bekendmaken, melden, afkomen, berichten, knal, pifDutch
- raport, sprawozdaniePolish
- relatório, relatar, relato, notificar, apresentar-sePortuguese
- доложить, являться, сводка, доклад, репорт, отчёт, докладывать, отчитаться, рапорт, репортаж, отчитываться, явиться, сообщать, сообщить, сообщениеRussian
- rapport, rapporteraSwedish
- röpörtaj, bildirmek, rapor, raporlamakTurkish
- báo cáo, 報告Vietnamese
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