What is report?

  • (verb): Make known to the authorities.
    Example: "One student reported the other to the principal"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Report

A report or account is any informational work (usually of writing, speech, television, or film) made with the specific intention of relaying information or recounting certain events in a widely presentable form.

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Newark-on-Trent - History - Georgian Era and Early 19th Century
... See the report in Cornelius BROWN 1907, ii, 243 following and the report in the Times for 7 October 1829 ... A report in the Times of 10 September 1832 lists ten of the evicted people by name and address ...
2008 Formula One Season - Report
... The season started at Australia where Hamilton took pole and his fifth career victory ... BMW Sauber's Nick Heidfeld finished second while Williams's Nico Rosberg sealed his first podium finish ...
Andrew Fisher - High Commissioner
... witnesses in 1916 and 1917 and issued its final report issued in 1919 ... The report's conclusions were regarded as insipid with no figures (political or military) heavily censured ... The report of the Commission and information gathered by the inquiry remain a key source of documents on the campaign ...
Scottish Football League - Restructuring
... three times more expensive to run than equivalent leagues in England, with a report stating the league structure was "outdated" ... The report found that the Football Conference has four employees looking after 68 clubs, while the SFL has 14 people running leagues with just 30 clubs ... and Third Divisions, lacks a "commercial engine", according to the report ...
2005–06 A1 Grand Prix Of Nations, South Africa - Report - Practice
... During the third practice, on Saturday, A1 Team Pakistan driver Adam Khan was involved in a serious crash, forcing a helicopter flight to the nearest hospital for precautionary CT scans ... These scans showed negative, but Khan was unable to compete in the remainder of the weekend's events, replaced by A1 Team Italy's backup driver, Enrico Toccacelo but Pakistan would not score points ...

More definitions of "report":

  • (verb): To give an account or representation of in words.
    Synonyms: describe, account
  • (verb): Be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism.
    Synonyms: cover
  • (verb): Announce one's presence.
    Example: "I report to work every day at 9 o'clock"
  • (noun): A sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing).
    Example: "They heard a violent report followed by silence"
  • (noun): A written document describing the findings of some individual or group.
    Synonyms: study, written report
  • (verb): Complain about; make a charge against.
    Example: "I reported her to the superviser"
  • (noun): The general estimation that the public has for a person.
    Example: "He was a person of bad report"
    Synonyms: reputation
  • (noun): The act of informing by verbal report.
    Synonyms: account
  • (noun): A written evaluation of a student's scholarship and deportment.
    Example: "His father signed his report card"
    Synonyms: report card
  • (verb): Announce as the result of an investigation, or announce something to the proper authorities.
    Example: "Dozens of incidents of wife beatings are reported daily in this city"; "The team reported significant advances in their research"

Famous quotes containing the word report:

    Even the ones who report favorably don’t seem to have read the book.
    Flannery O’Connor (1925–1964)

    rather then men shall say we were hange’d,
    Let them report how we were slaine.’
    Unknown. Johnie Armstrong (l. 51–52)

    I will put in my poems, that with you is heroism, upon land and sea—And
    I will report all heroism from an American point of view.
    Walt Whitman (1819–1892)