verb (used with object)
- doctrine of descent,
- document reader,
Origin of document
Examples from the Web for document
A second document was titled: “Gambia Reborn: A Charter for Transition from Dictatorship to Democracy and Development.”The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I am not the first or last person to document the hip-hop scene in Cuba.
Normal procedure is that any member country can request that a document be circulated, and the UN does it pro-forma.Exclusive: Sony Emails Say Studio Exec Picked Kim Jong-Un as the Villain of ‘The Interview’|William Boot|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The document said Wright was condescending and had “resorted to name-calling,” though no examples were offered.
When Kocureck was shown the document by InsideClimate News, he disputed the accusations.
The document heretofore marked for identification as Commission Exhibit No. 1021, was received in evidence.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
But how d'ye suppose this greasy old Indian ever got the document?The Saddle Boys in the Grand Canyon|James Carson
But the document couldn't be found, and so the old one was submitted for probate.The Crime of the French Caf and Other Stories|Nicholas Carter
This document, printed by Gachard, is a version from the German original by the hand of a contemporary.History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain.|William H. Prescott
"There is some mistake," Goursac said, as he scanned the document.In the Name of Liberty|Owen Johnson
verb (ˈdɒkjʊˌmɛnt) (tr)
Word Origin for document
early 15c., "teaching, instruction," from Old French document (13c.) "lesson, written evidence," from Latin documentum "example, proof, lesson," in Medieval Latin "official written instrument," from docere "to show, teach" (see doctor (n.)). Meaning "something written that provides proof or evidence" is from early 18c. Related: Documents.
1640s, "to teach;" see document (n.). Meaning "to support by documentary evidence" is from 1711. Related: Documented; documenting.