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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To tell about; give an account of. Also: To tell as news.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To tell about; give an account of. Also: To tell as news. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A statement of facts given in reply to an inquiry; Something that gives information, a usually detailed account or statement.

Usage examples (43)
  • This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.
  • His father signed his report card
  • I report to work every day at 9 o'clock
  • He was a person of bad report for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''report" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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