[rɪ'pɔːt] or [rɪ'pɔrt]


(noun.) a short account of the news; 'the report of his speech'; 'the story was on the 11 o'clock news'; 'the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious'.

(noun.) the act of informing by verbal report; 'he heard reports that they were causing trouble'; 'by all accounts they were a happy couple'.

(noun.) a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; 'this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale'.

(noun.) a sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing); 'they heard a violent report followed by silence'.

(verb.) to give an account or representation of in words; 'Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental'.

(verb.) make known to the authorities; 'One student reported the other to the principal'.

(verb.) complain about; make a charge against; 'I reported her to the supervisor'.

(verb.) announce one's presence; 'I report to work every day at 9 o'clock'.

(verb.) announce as the result of an investigation or experience or finding; 'Dozens of incidents of wife beatings are reported daily in this city'; 'The team reported significant advances in their research'.

(verb.) be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism; 'Snow reported on China in the 1950's'; 'The cub reporter covered New York City'.

整理:奥利维亚--From WordNet


(v. t.) To refer.

(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.

(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.

(v. t.) To give an official account or statement of; as, a treasurer reports the receipts and expenditures.

(v. t.) To return or repeat, as sound; to echo.

(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.

(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.

(v. t.) To write an account of for publication, as in a newspaper; as, to report a public celebration or a horse race.

(v. t.) To make a statement of the conduct of, especially in an unfavorable sense; as, to report a servant to his employer.

(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.

(v. i.) To furnish in writing an account of a speech, the proceedings at a meeting, the particulars of an occurrence, etc., for publication.

(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.

(v. t.) That which is reported.

(v. t.) An account or statement of the results of examination or inquiry made by request or direction; relation.

(v. t.) A story or statement circulating by common talk; a rumor; hence, fame; repute; reputation.

(v. t.) Sound; noise; as, the report of a pistol or cannon.

(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.

(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, Coke's Reports.

(v. t.) A sketch, or a fully written account, of a speech, debate, or the proceedings of a public meeting, legislative body, etc.

(v. t.) Rapport; relation; connection; reference.



v. a. [1]. Announce, annunciate, declare, communicate, set forth, make known, give an account of.[2]. Relate, mention, bruit, advertise, publish, tell, promulgate, give out.[3]. Take down (in writing).

n. [1]. Account, announcement, statement, declaration, communication.[2]. Rumor, mention, relation, story, hearsay, bruit, news, common fame.[3]. Explosion, noise, sound, detonation.[4]. Repute, reputation.[5]. Record, note, minute.



SYN:Announce, relate, tell, circulate, notify, narrate, recite, describe, detail,communicate, declare

ANT:Silence, hush, suppress, misreport, misrepresent, miarelate, falsify

SYN:tidings, announce, ment, relation, narration, recital, description,communication, declaration, news, rumor, fame, repute, noise, reverberation

ANT:Silence, suppression, misannouncement, fabrication, noiselessness



v.t. to bring back as an answer or account of anything: to give an account of: to relate: to circulate publicly: to write down or take notes of esp. for a newspaper: to lay a charge against: to echo back.—v.i. to make a statement: to write an account of occurrences.—n. a statement of facts: description: a formal or official statement esp. of a judicial opinion or decision: rumour: sound: noise: (B.) repute: hearsay: reputation.—adj. Report′able fit to be reported on.—ns. Report′age report; Report′er one who reports esp. for a newspaper; Report′erism the business of reporting; Report′ing the act of drawing up reports—newspaper reporting.—adv. Report′ingly (Shak.) by common report.—adj. Reportō′rial.—Report one's self to give information about one's self one's whereabouts &c.—Be reported of to be spoken well or ill of.





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