verb (used with object)
Origin of document
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He transitioned from simply capturing the people in his world to becoming, more consciously, a documenter of his times.Dennis Hopper’s ‘Lost Album’ Displayed in Original Form at Gagosian New York
May 12, 2013
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.