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Overview of noun report

The noun report has 7 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (50) report, study, written report

(a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale")

2. (10) report, account

(the act of informing by verbal report; "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple")

3. (10) report, news report, story, account, write up

(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")

4. (2) report

(a sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing); "they heard a violent report followed by silence")

5. report card, report

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

6. composition, paper, report, theme

(an essay (especially one written as an assignment); "he got an A on his composition")

7. reputation, report

(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")


Overview of verb report

The verb report has 6 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (64) report, describe, account

(to give an account or representation of in words; "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental")

2. (52) report

(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")

3. (12) report

(announce one's presence; "I report to work every day at 9 o'clock")

4. (5) report

(make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal")

5. (1) report, cover

(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")

6. (1) report

(complain about; make a charge against; "I reported her to the supervisor")

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