verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- report card,
- report stage,
- reportable disease,
Origin of report
Examples from the Web for unreported
Within this same organization, numerous sexual assaults on its own women occur year after year, often unchecked and unreported.Service, Not Subservience: The U.S. Military’s Sexual-Violence Problem|Eryn Sepp|March 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There are no statistics on the number of unreported incidents of sexual harassment.A Flood of Harassment Horror Stories After the Herman Cain Allegations|Lauren Ashburn|November 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
We cannot doubt that it is better for his fame that he was unreported.Lord Chatham|Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
This was in 1888, but belongs to this chapter of unreported history.Stanley in Africa|James P. Boyd
Its invective reaches us from all the mediaeval centuries; while monastic regularity has more commonly been unreported.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Meantime various movements had been going on of which the details as yet are unreported.Lessons of the War|Spenser Wilkinson
Certain general categories of items, such as household utensils and remains of foodstuffs, are absent and unreported.A Burial Cave in Baja California|William C. Massey
verb (when tr, may take a clause as object; when intr , often foll by on)
Word Origin for report
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.