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Report

Re`port´   Pronunciation: r?-p?rt´
v. t.1.To refer.
[imp. & p. p. Reported; p. pr. & vb. n. Reporting.]
2.To bring back, as an answer; to announce in return; to relate, as what has been discovered by a person sent to examine, explore, or investigate; as, a messenger reports to his employer what he has seen or ascertained; the committee reported progress.
3.To give an account of; to relate; to tell; to circulate publicly, as a story; as, in the common phrase, it is reported.
4.To give an official account or statement of; as, a treasurer reports the receipts and expenditures.
5.To return or repeat, as sound; to echo.
6.(Parliamentary Practice) To return or present as the result of an examination or consideration of any matter officially referred; as, the committee reported the bill witth amendments, or reported a new bill, or reported the results of an inquiry.
7.To make minutes of, as a speech, or the doings of a public body; to write down from the lips of a speaker.
8.To write an account of for publication, as in a newspaper; as, to report a public celebration or a horse race.
9.To make a statement of the conduct of, especially in an unfavorable sense; as, to report a servant to his employer.
To be reported
to be spoken of; to be mentioned, whether favorably or unfavorably.
To report one's self
to betake one's self, as to a superior or one to whom service is due, and be in readiness to receive orders or do service.
- Acts xvi. 2.
v. i.1.To make a report, or response, in respect of a matter inquired of, a duty enjoined, or information expected; as, the committee will report at twelve o'clock.
2.To furnish in writing an account of a speech, the proceedings at a meeting, the particulars of an occurrence, etc., for publication.
3.To present one's self, as to a superior officer, or to one to whom service is due, and to be in readiness for orders or to do service; also, to give information, as of one's address, condition, etc.; as, the officer reported to the general for duty; to report weekly by letter.
n.1.That which is reported.
It was a true report that I heard in mine own land of thy acts and of thy wisdom.
- 1 Kings x. 6.
Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and . . . of good report among all the nation of the Jews.
- Acts x. 22.
2.Sound; noise; as, the report of a pistol or cannon.
2.Rapport; relation; connection; reference.
Noun1.Reportreport - a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"
2.Reportreport - 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"
3.report - the act of informing by verbal report; "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple"
Synonyms: account
4.report - a sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing); "they heard a violent report followed by silence"
5.Reportreport - a written evaluation of a student's scholarship and deportment; "his father signed his report card"
Synonyms: report card
6.report - an essay (especially one written as an assignment); "he got an A on his composition"
Synonyms: paper, theme, composition
7.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"
Synonyms: reputation
Verb1.report - to give an account or representation of in words; "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental"
Synonyms: describe, account
2.report - announce as the result of an investigation, or announce something to the proper authorities; "Dozens of incidents of wife beatings are reported daily in this city"; "The team reported significant advances in their research"
3.report - announce one's presence; "I report to work every day at 9 o'clock"
4.report - make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
5.report - 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"
Synonyms: cover
6.report - complain about; make a charge against; "I reported her to the superviser"

REPORT, legislation. A statement made by a committee to a legislative assembly, of facts of which they were charged to inquire.

REPORT, practice. A certificate to the court made by a master in chancery, commissioner or other person appointed by the court, of the facts or matters to be ascertained by him, or of something of which it is his duty to inform the court.
     2. If the parties in the case accede to the report, find no exceptions are filed, it is in due time confirmed; if exceptions are filed to the report, they will, agreeably to the rules of the court, be heard, and the report will either be confirmed, set aside, or referred. back for the correction of some error. 2 Madd. Ch. 505; Blake's Ch. Pr. 230; Vin. Ab. h.t.

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