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report

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of report

  1. 1 a loud explosive sound <startled by the report of a gun> Synonyms bang, blast, boom, crack, crash, pop, clap, slam, smash, snap, thunderclap, thwack, whack, whomp, whumpRelated Words thunk, wham; clang, clangor, clank, clash; knock, rap, tap; blare, clamor, howl, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, outcry, roar, tumult, uproar

  2. 2 a relating of events usually in the order in which they happened <gave a full report of their trip to London> Synonyms chronicle, chronology, commentary (usually commentaries), history, narration, narrative, record, account, storyRelated Words version; deposition, documentation, testament, testimonial, testimony, witness; annals, blog, diary, journal, log, logbook, memoir; minutes, procès-verbal; anecdote, tale, yarn; epic, saga; gest (or geste), romance; recital, recitation; case history, case study

  3. 3 overall quality as seen or judged by people in general <he's a player of good report in golfing circles> Synonyms character, fame, mark, name, note, odor, rep [slang], reputation, reputeRelated Words credit, honor; celebrity, notoriety, renown; image, persona; admiration, regard, reverenceNear Antonyms discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shame

  4. 4 information or opinion that is widely disseminated without any authority or confirmation of accuracy <the report is that she was caught embezzling, but no one has any evidence> Synonyms buzz, dish, gossip, hearsay, noise, rumor, scuttlebutt, talk, tattle, wordRelated Words tale, whisper, whispering; hint, intimation, rumbling; disinformation, propaganda; urban legend (also urban myth); dirt, scandal




report

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of report

  1. 1 to give an oral or written account of in some detail <will report the progress of the war effort before a congressional committee on Monday> Synonyms chart, chronicle, describe, narrate, recite, recount, rehearse, relate, tellRelated Words deliver, give, reel off, state, utter, voice; detail, enumerate, itemize, particularize; bare, disclose, divulge, expose, let on (about), reveal; delineate, depict, express, render, sketch

  2. 2 to make a written note of <reported the lawyer's closing statement> Synonyms jot (down), log, mark, note, put down, register, record, set down, take down, write downRelated Words chronicle, minute, transcribe; enregister, enter, inscribe; chalk (up), notch, score




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