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Definitions for reporter
rɪˈpɔr tər, -ˈpoʊr-re·porter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reporter, newsman, newspersonnoun

    a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories


  1. reporternoun

    Agent noun of report; someone or something that reports.

  2. reporternoun

    A journalist who investigates, edits and reports news stories for newspapers, radio and television.

  3. reporternoun

    A person who records and issues official reports of judicial or legislative proceedings.

  4. reporternoun

    A case reporter; a bound volume of printed legal opinions from a particular jurisdiction.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Reporternoun

    Relater; one that gives an account.

    Etymology: from report.

    There she appear’d; or my reporter devis’d well for her. William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra.

    Rumours were raised of great discord among the nobility; for this cause the lords assembled, gave order to apprehend the reporters of these surmises. John Hayward.

    If I had known a thing they concealed, I should never be the reporter of it. Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reporternoun

    one who reports

  2. Reporternoun

    an officer or person who makes authorized statements of law proceedings and decisions, or of legislative debates

  3. Reporternoun

    one who reports speeches, the proceedings of public meetings, news, etc., for the newspapers

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reporter' in Nouns Frequency: #1905

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reporter in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reporter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of reporter in a Sentence

  1. Seth Markman:

    I think we could have done that, but it’s something that we just looked at that wasn't a must do for this year, we feel like our reporters are good enough at this point to be able to report on multiple teams from home. I know people like to be face to face, but that’s not really going to happen these days. So I think sending a reporter to a team facility would be more about style over substance anyway.

  2. President Obama:

    When the president decides that we'll take on a challenge that Washington has represented fortoo long, the special interests, including millionaires and billionaires who have benefited, start to squeal, said Earnest, the White House press secretary. In this case, one billionaire chose to squeal to a Politico reporter.

  3. Marc Elias:

    … on or about Sept. 15, 2016, Campaign Lawyer-1 exchanged emails with the Clinton Campaign's campaign manager, communications director, and foreign policy adviser concerning the Russian Bank-1 allegations that SUSSMANN had recently shared with Reporter-1.

  4. Ken Burns:

    Joe was a very brave and courageous reporter and phenomenal storyteller the likes of which they don’t make anymore, we were lucky he came into our lives and made our understanding of the Vietnam War that much more vivid.

  5. Jane Fonda:

    Last month, Jane Fonda opened up about spending the night in jail in a lengthy interview with The Hollywood Reporter. The most disturbing part of it was seeing the people in jail and realizing that this country doesnt choose to put enough resources into social safety nets and mental health services because so many of the people are there because of poverty and racism and mental health issues.

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