verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of report
Synonyms for report
Related Words for reportednoted, rumored, described, expressed, said, broadcast, reputed, recounted, recited, believed, revealed, communicated
Examples from the Web for reported
Contemporary Examples of reported
Politico has reported that some Republican donors see Scalise as damaged goods.The Price of Steve Scalise’s Silence
January 7, 2015
At least two people were injured in the explosion but no fatalities have been reported.Fireworks Factory Explodes in Colorful Burst
The Daily Beast Video
January 6, 2015
Lalo said he reported the kidnapping to his ICE handlers, which was confirmed by a former federal agent familiar with the case.
The woman in question, meanwhile, has business of her own to take care of—she is reported to be shopping a memoir.From Playboy Prince to Dirty Old Man?
January 5, 2015
In the wake of this turmoil, the New York Post reported that the police had stopped policing.Ground Zero of the NYPD Slowdown
January 1, 2015
Historical Examples of reported
He had also reported that Mark's place was to be held open for him by his employers.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
The squadron retired at once, and reported the state of affairs.The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Sir Winston S. Churchill
"Hema tayiari," reported Simba, reaching his hand for the light rifle.
The new askari headman, Jack, had reported pridefully to Kingozi.
The only mitigating feature of the business was that the matter to be reported was only a concert.The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
verb (when tr, may take a clause as object; when intr , often foll by on)
Word Origin for report
"according to report," 1812, past participle adjective from report (v.). Related: Reportedly.
late 14c., "an account brought by one person to another, rumor," from Old French report "pronouncement, judgment" (Modern French rapport), from reporter "to tell, relate" (see report (v.)).
Meaning "resounding noise, sound of an explosion" is from 1580s. Meaning "formal statement of results of an investigation" first attested 1660s; sense of "teacher's official statement of a pupil's work and behavior" is from 1873 (report card in the school sense first attested 1919).
late 14c., "to make known, tell, relate," from Old French reporter "to tell, relate; bring back, carry away, hand over," from Latin reportare "carry back, bear back, bring back," figuratively "report," in Medieval Latin "write (an account) for information or record," from re- "back" (see re-) + portare "to carry" (see port (n.1)). Early 15c. as "to submit" (to an authority, etc.). Meaning "to name someone as having offended somehow" is from 1885. Related: Reported; reporting.