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parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: dak y mnt
definition 1: a written or printed paper, often of a legal or official nature, that provides information, evidence, or proof of something, such as a birth certificate or marriage license.
You will need at least three documents to show proof of your identity.The lawyer is preparing the documents, and we'll sign them tomorrow.
instrument, paper
similar words:
certificate, license, permit, record
definition 2: a file containing information such as text or media, created with a computer application.
This document was created with a different word processing application than the others.This folder has all your documents including your spreadsheets.
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: dak y ment
inflections: documented, documenting, documents
definition 1: to provide conclusive information or evidence for or about (a statement, claim, or the like).
He carefully documented his research.She documented each of her statements in the report.
corroborate, substantiate
similar words:
confirm, evidence, support, verify
definition 2: to provide with a paper, such as a certificate or license, giving information or evidence.
Each sale must be documented by a sales receipt.
similar words:
certificate, certify, verify
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