report sick

Definition of report sick

:to tell one's boss, employer, etc. that one is sick and cannot work
  • He reported sick on Friday (to his supervisor).

Word by Word Definitions

report play
  1. : common talk or an account spread by common talk : rumor

  2. : quality of reputation

  3. : a usually detailed account or statement

  1. : to give an account of : relate

  2. : to describe as being in a specified state

  3. : to serve as carrier of (a message)

sick play
  1. : affected with disease or ill health : ailing

  2. : of, relating to, or intended for use in sickness

  3. : queasy, nauseated

  1. : vomit


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