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Definition of "report" []

  • An account presented usually in detail. (noun)
  • A formal account of the proceedings or transactions of a group. (noun)
  • Law A published collection of authoritative accounts of court cases or of judicial decisions. Often used in the plural. (noun)
  • Common talk; rumor or gossip: According to report, they eloped. (noun)
  • Reputation; repute: a person of bad report. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "report" in a sentence
  • "• Match report: Manchester City 0-1 Tottenham• Read Paul Doyle's minute-by-minute report• Daniel Taylor: City will be all the poorer for failure• In pictures: Tom Jenkins's best images from the gamePeter Crouch had messed up a better chance five minutes before Marton Fulop, in the night's decisive moment, pushed Younes Kaboul's cross on to his head."
  • "Now….under Clinton, intel is gathered to figure out who did it, but before the report is finished, Clinton is out and Bush is in… is thus given to bush….and he did what Paul?"
  • "With all of these pieces the code for a trivial report could look something like this: use Report; my $report = Report - > new ();"