[ US /ɹiˈpɔɹt, ɹɪˈpɔɹt/ ]
  1. a written document describing the findings of some individual or group
    this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale
  2. an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    he got an A on his composition
  3. a sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing)
    they heard a violent report followed by silence
  4. a written evaluation of a student's scholarship and deportment
    his father signed his report card
  5. 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
  6. a short account of the news
    the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious
    the report of his speech
    the story was on the 11 o'clock news
  7. the act of informing by verbal report
    by all accounts they were a happy couple
    he heard reports that they were causing trouble
  1. 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
  2. complain about; make a charge against
    I reported her to the supervisor
  3. to give an account or representation of in words
    Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental
  4. announce one's presence
    I report to work every day at 9 o'clock
  5. make known to the authorities
    One student reported the other to the principal
  6. 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
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How To Use report In A Sentence

  • Leaked Reports Detail Iran's Aid for Iraqi Militias," blared the headline on afront page story inThe New York Times, which went on to report on several incidents recounted in WikiLeaks documents that journalist Michael Gordon called "the shadow war between the United States and Iraqi militias backed by Iran's Revolutionary Guards. Ali Gharib: What Did WikiLeaks Really Tell Us About Iran?
  • The bombardment of the GPO had fascinated MacMurrough: the annunciatory puffs of smoke and the flames that roared to greet them; then the crashing gun’s report, the shell’s eruption—an illogical sequence, effect before cause, an object lesson in the madness of war. At Swim, Two Boys
  • 8. The reporters all want Obama to make the sort of inaccurate, snide, snipy comments that the Clintons are now firing off daily. Archive 2008-03-01
  • But for the watermark, the thickness of the paper and the missing security thread, the note, reportedly obtained from a private bank, looked like genuine currency for all practical purposes.
  • The report, which was based upon conversations with children who telephoned helplines, also claimed that the hidden problem of solvent abuse kills more children than drugs every year.
  • The committee will publish their report on the health service in a few weeks.
  • Keeping specific goals and metrics for testing in mind not only helps track status and results, but also avoids the last-second scramble to pull together necessary reports.
  • But here's the caveat: Not all books written by newspaper reporters should be reviewed.
  • The CDC asks states to report confirmed flu deaths by age group but not by subtype, meaning H1N1 deaths are not necessarily tracked. STLtoday.com Top News Headlines
  • This report is one in a long line showing how essential aspects of care are being neglected. Times, Sunday Times
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