report

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report is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
report

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Singular
report

Plural
reports

  1. (countable) A report is a description of something that has happened.
    There was a recent report on the election.
  2. (countable) A report is a document that gives the results of a study of a particular situation.
  3. (countable) A report is a loud fast noise.
    He could hear the report of the explosion.

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Plain form
report

Third-person singular
reports

Past tense
reported

Past participle
reported

Present participle
reporting

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If the news reports something, it tells us about it.
    The journalist reported that there were riots in the city.
    He's been reporting on the ongoing war in Iraq.
  2. (transitive & intransitive) When you report something that has happened, you describe it.
    They reported to the police that their car had been stolen.
    She reported hearing loud noises at the time of the incident.
    He's reported to have been there at the time.
    So, you should report on your progress in three days.
  3. (transitive) If you report somebody for something they've done wrong, you tell an official about the problem.
    The restaurant was reported to the city because of the dangerous kitchen.
  4. (intransitive) If you report somewhere, you go there and give your name.
    Visitors to the school should report to the office.

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