report

report [ri pôrt′]
vt.
[ME reporten < OFr reporter, to carry back < L reportare < re-, back + portare, to carry: see PORT3]
1. to give an account of, often at regular intervals; give information about (something seen, done, etc.); recount
2. to carry and repeat (a message, etc.)
3. to write an account of for presentation to others or for publication, as in a newspaper
4. to make known the presence, approach, etc. of [to report strange aircraft overhead]
5. to give a formal statement or official account of; announce formally (the results of an investigation, etc.)
6. to present or return (something referred for study, action, etc.) with the conclusions reached or recommendations made: often with out [the committee reported the bill out]
7. to make a charge about (something) or against (someone) to a person in authority [to report a rudeness, to report a thief]
vi.
1. to make a report
2. to work as a reporter
3. to present oneself or make one's presence known [to report for duty]
4. to be responsible or subordinate (to a superior)
n.
[ME < OFr < the v.]
1. rumor; gossip; common talk [report has it that you will resign]
2. reputation [a person of good report]
3. a statement or account brought in and presented, often for publication [a report of a battle]
4. a formal or official presentation of facts or of the record of some proceedings, an investigation, etc.
5. a loud, resounding noise, esp. one made by an explosion
6. Law
a) a formal account or record of a court case, decision, etc.
b) [pl.] the official records, published periodically, of court cases, decisions, etc.
reportable
adj.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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