Monday, 4 March 2013



1. an account prepared for the benefit of others, especially one that provides information obtained through investigation and published in a newspaper or broadcast
2. a statement made widely known; rumour
3. an account of the deliberations of a committee, body, etc.
4. (Brit) a statement on the progress, academic achievement, etc., of each child in a school, written by teachers and sent to the parents or guardian annually or each term
5. a written account of a case decided at law, giving the main points of the argument on each side, the court's findings, and the decision reached
6. comment on a person's character or actions; reputation
7. a sharp loud noise, especially one made by a gun
-verb (when trans., may take a clause as object; when intr., often followed by “on”) (followed by “to”)
8. to give an account (of); describe
9. to give an account of the results of an investigation (into): to report on housing conditions
10. (of a committee, legislative body, etc.) to make a formal report on (a bill)
11. (trans.) to complain about (a person), especially to a superior
12. (trans.) to reveal information about (a fugitive, escaped prisoner, etc.) especially concerning his whereabouts
13. (intr.) to present oneself or be present at an appointed place or for a specific purpose.
14. (intr.) to say or show that one is (in a certain state)
15. to be responsible to and under the authority of
16. (intr.) to act as a reporter for a newspaper or for radio or television
17. law . to take down in writing details of (the proceedings of a court of law) as a record or for publication

Pictures make a report
Documenting the passing of time
Giving it a rather bad report

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