report out

verb

reported out; reporting out; reports out

transitive verb

: to return after consideration and often with revisions to a legislative body for action
after much debate the committee reported the bill out

Word History

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of report out was in 1907

Dictionary Entries Near report out

Cite this Entry

“Report out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/report%20out. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Legal Definition

report out

transitive verb
: to return after consideration and often with revisions to a legislative body for action
after much debate the committee reported the bill out
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