re·​port·​able | \ ri-ˈpȯr-tə-bəl How to pronounce reportable (audio) \

Definition of reportable

1 : worth reporting reportable news
2 : required by law to be reported reportable income reportable diseases

Examples of reportable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet, this mishandling of a radiopharmaceutical was deemed not reportable, even though a reasonable estimate of the dose to the patient’s tissue exceeded 100 Sieverts. Daniel Fass, STAT, 30 Dec. 2021 Scott reported seeing questionable content on two occasions but did not think those incidents rose to the level of reportable misconduct, according to the report. Andrea Castillo, Los Angeles Times, 25 Oct. 2021 The payment will not be considered taxable or reportable income and will not impact any other social security payments a recipient may be receiving. Alicia Vrajlal,, 17 Oct. 2021 No other breakdowns of individual transactions would be required beyond what’s already reportable. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 20 Oct. 2021 The good news about purchasing and owning a home abroad is it’s not a reportable transaction for the IRS. Nathalie Goldstein, Forbes, 8 Oct. 2021 Low-income Californians would get tax relief, but so too would those who earn much more — including those whose reportable income is just under $1 million a year. John Myers, Los Angeles Times, 2 Sep. 2021 No reportable outbreaks have been identified in bars or restaurants over the past five weeks, despite the end of the state's indoor mask mandate and social distancing restrictions that had previously reduced capacities in such establishments. Jeremy Olson, Star Tribune, 16 July 2021 These reportable STDs increased by nearly 30% between 2015 and 2019, the agency said. Rachel Trent, CNN, 14 July 2021

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First Known Use of reportable

1518, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Reportable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of reportable

: required by law to be publicly reported to the government


re·​port·​able | \ ri-ˈpōrt-ə-bəl, -ˈpȯrt- How to pronounce reportable (audio) \

Medical Definition of reportable

: required by law to be reported reportable diseases



Legal Definition of reportable

: required by law to be reported reportable income


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