Report - (v. t.) To refer.
Report - (v. t.) To bring back, as an answer; to announce in return; to
relate, as what has been discovered by a person sent to examine,
explore, or investigate; as, a messenger reports to his employer what
he has seen or ascertained; the committee reported progress.
Report - (v. t.) To give an account of; to relate; to tell; to circulate
publicly, as a story; as, in the common phrase, it is reported.
Report - (v. t.) To give an official account or statement of; as, a
treasurer reports the receipts and expenditures.
Report - (v. t.) To return or repeat, as sound; to echo.
Report - (v. t.) To return or present as the result of an examination or
consideration of any matter officially referred; as, the committee
reported the bill witth amendments, or reported a new bill, or reported
the results of an inquiry.
Report - (v. t.) To make minutes of, as a speech, or the doings of a
public body; to write down from the lips of a speaker.
Report - (v. t.) To write an account of for publication, as in a
newspaper; as, to report a public celebration or a horse race.
Report - (v. t.) To make a statement of the conduct of, especially in an
unfavorable sense; as, to report a servant to his employer.
Report - (v. i.) To make a report, or response, in respect of a matter
inquired of, a duty enjoined, or information expected; as, the
committee will report at twelve o'clock.
Report - (v. i.) To furnish in writing an account of a speech, the
proceedings at a meeting, the particulars of an occurrence, etc., for
Report - (v. i.) To present one's self, as to a superior officer, or to
one to whom service is due, and to be in readiness for orders or to do
service; also, to give information, as of one's address, condition,
etc.; as, the officer reported to the general for duty; to report
weekly by letter.
Report - (v. t.) That which is reported.
Report - (v. t.) An account or statement of the results of examination or
inquiry made by request or direction; relation.
Report - (v. t.) A story or statement circulating by common talk; a
rumor; hence, fame; repute; reputation.
Report - (v. t.) Sound; noise; as, the report of a pistol or cannon.
Report - (v. t.) An official statement of facts, verbal or written;
especially, a statement in writing of proceedings and facts exhibited
by an officer to his superiors; as, the reports of the heads af
departments to Congress, of a master in chancery to the court, of
committees to a legislative body, and the like.
Report - (v. t.) An account or statement of a judicial opinion or
decision, or of case argued and determined in a court of law, chancery,
etc.; also, in the plural, the volumes containing such reports; as,
Report - (v. t.) A sketch, or a fully written account, of a speech,
debate, or the proceedings of a public meeting, legislative body, etc.
Report - (v. t.) Rapport; relation; connection; reference.