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report

re·port

report

 
 
pronunciation:
rih port
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a statement or story about something that has happened.
There was a report about the accident in the newspaper.
similar words:
bulletin, statement
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: reported, reporting, reports
definition 1: to present information about something.
He reported the results of the research at the meeting.The soldier reported that they had hit the target.
similar words:
announce, describe, record, state, tell, write
definition 2: to give someone's name or description to the police.
I reported the thief to the police.
similar words:
accuse, charge, inform against
derivation: reportable (adj.)
Word Builder: report +
  • reporter:
    a person who reports the news for a newspaper, a magazine, or a radio or television station.
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