verb (used with object)
- doctrine of descent,
- document reader,
Origin of document
Examples from the Web for well-documented
This is a well-documented phenomenon which does not worry specialists.
Further, the contagion effect of suicide and the resultant attention to it is a well-documented phenomenon.
There is some scientific merit to some alternative modalities, such as the well-documented placebo effect.
Sinclair published a well-documented book on the subject in 2012.
There was also well-documented evidence that Bush had done cocaine during the same period.Karl Rove’s Awful, and Afactual, Remarks About Hillary Clinton’s Health|Sally Kohn|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
adjective (well documented when postpositive)
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.