Meaning of report

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

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