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Record vs. Report

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Recordverb

To recall to mind; to recollect; to remember; to meditate.

Reportverb

To relate details of (an event or incident); to recount, describe (something). 15}}

Recordverb

To repeat; to recite; to sing or play.

‘They longed to see the day, to hear the larkRecord her hymns, and chant her carols blest.’;

Reportverb

(transitive) To repeat (something one has heard), to retell; to pass on, convey (a message, information etc.).

Recordverb

To preserve the memory of, by committing to writing, to printing, to inscription, or the like; to make note of; to write or enter in a book or on parchment, for the purpose of preserving authentic evidence of; to register; to enroll; as, to record the proceedings of a court; to record historical events.

‘Those things that are recorded of him . . . are written in the chronicles of the kings.’;

Reportverb

To take oneself (to someone or something) for guidance or support; to appeal.

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Recordverb

To reflect; to ponder.

‘Praying all the way, and recording upon the words which he before had read.’;

Reportverb

(transitive) Formally to notify someone of (particular intelligence, suspicions, illegality, misconduct etc.); to make notification to relevant authorities; to submit a formal report of.

‘For insurance reasons, I had to report the theft to the local police station.’;

Recordverb

To sing or repeat a tune.

‘Whether the birds or she recorded best.’;

Reportverb

(transitive) To make a formal statement, especially of complaint, about (someone).

‘If you do that again I'll report you to the boss.’;

Recordnoun

A writing by which some act or event, or a number of acts or events, is recorded; a register; as, a record of the acts of the Hebrew kings; a record of the variations of temperature during a certain time; a family record.

Reportverb

(intransitive) To show up or appear at an appointed time; to present oneself.

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Recordnoun

An official contemporaneous writing by which the acts of some public body, or public officer, are recorded; as, a record of city ordinances; the records of the receiver of taxes.

Reportverb

(ambitransitive) To write news reports (for); to cover as a journalist or reporter.

‘Andrew Marr reports now on more in-fighting at Westminster.’; ‘Every newspaper reported the war.’;

Recordnoun

Testimony; witness; attestation.

‘John bare record, saying.’;

Reportverb

(intransitive) To be accountable.

‘The financial director reports to the CEO.’;

Recordnoun

That which serves to perpetuate a knowledge of acts or events; a monument; a memorial.

Reportverb

To return or present as the result of an examination or consideration of any matter officially referred.

‘The committee reported the bill with amendments, or reported a new bill, or reported the results of an inquiry.’;

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Recordnoun

That which has been, or might be, recorded; the known facts in the course, progress, or duration of anything, as in the life of a public man; as, a politician with a good or a bad record.

Reportverb

To take minutes of (a speech, the doings of a public body, etc.); to write down from the lips of a speaker.

Recordnoun

That which has been publicly achieved in any kind of competitive sport as recorded in some authoritative manner, as the time made by a winning horse in a race.

Reportverb

(obsolete) To refer.

Recordnoun

anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events;

‘the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques’;

Reportverb

To return or repeat, as sound; to echo.

Recordnoun

the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had;

‘at 9-0 they have the best record in their league’;

Reportnoun

A piece of information describing, or an account of certain events given or presented to someone, with the most common adpositions being by (referring to creator of the report) and on (referring to the subject).

‘A report by the telecommunications ministry on the phone network revealed a severe capacity problem.’;

Recordnoun

an extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport);

‘he tied the Olympic record’; ‘coffee production last year broke all previous records’; ‘Chicago set the homicide record’;

Reportnoun

Reputation.

Recordnoun

sound recording consisting of a disc with continuous grooves; formerly used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracked in the grooves

Reportnoun

The sharp, loud sound from a gun or explosion.

Recordnoun

the sum of recognized accomplishments;

‘the lawyer has a good record’; ‘the track record shows that he will be a good president’;

Reportnoun

An employee whose position in a corporate hierarchy is below that of a particular manager.

Recordnoun

a list of crimes for which an accused person has been previously convicted;

‘he ruled that the criminal record of the defendant could not be disclosed to the court’; ‘the prostitute had a record a mile long’;

Reportverb

To refer.

‘Baldwin, his son, . . . succeeded his father; so like unto him that we report the reader to the character of King Almeric, and will spare the repeating his description.’;

Recordnoun

a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone;

‘Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'’; ‘his name is in all the recordbooks’;

Reportverb

To bring back, as an answer; to announce in return; to relate, as what has been discovered by a person sent to examine, explore, or investigate; as, a messenger reports to his employer what he has seen or ascertained; the committee reported progress.

‘There is no man that may reporten all.’;

Recordnoun

a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction;

‘they could find no record of the purchase’;

Reportverb

To give an account of; to relate; to tell; to circulate publicly, as a story; as, in the common phrase, it is reported.

‘It is reported among the heathen, and Gashmu saith it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel.’;

Recordverb

make a record of; set down in permanent form

Reportverb

To give an official account or statement of; as, a treasurer reports the receipts and expenditures.

Recordverb

register electronically;

‘They recorded her singing’;

Reportverb

To return or repeat, as sound; to echo.

Recordverb

indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments;

‘The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero’; ‘The gauge read `empty'’;

Reportverb

To return or present as the result of an examination or consideration of any matter officially referred; as, the committee reported the bill witth amendments, or reported a new bill, or reported the results of an inquiry.

Recordverb

be aware of;

‘Did you register any change when I pressed the button?’;

Reportverb

To make minutes of, as a speech, or the doings of a public body; to write down from the lips of a speaker.

Recordverb

be or provide a memorial to a person or an event;

‘This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps’; ‘We memorialized the Dead’;

Reportverb

To write an account of for publication, as in a newspaper; as, to report a public celebration or a horse race.

Reportverb

To make a statement of the conduct of, especially in an unfavorable sense; as, to report a servant to his employer.

Reportverb

To make a report, or response, in respect of a matter inquired of, a duty enjoined, or information expected; as, the committee will report at twelve o'clock.

Reportverb

To furnish in writing an account of a speech, the proceedings at a meeting, the particulars of an occurrence, etc., for publication.

Reportverb

To present one's self, as to a superior officer, or to one to whom service is due, and to be in readiness for orders or to do service; also, to give information, as of one's address, condition, etc.; as, the officer reported to the general for duty; to report weekly by letter.

Reportnoun

That which is reported.

‘It was a true report that I heard in mine own land of thy acts and of thy wisdom.’; ‘Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and . . . of good report among all the nation of the Jews.’;

Reportnoun

Sound; noise; as, the report of a pistol or cannon.

Reportnoun

Rapport; relation; connection; reference.

‘The corridors worse, having no report to the wings they join to.’;

Reportnoun

a written document describing the findings of some individual or group;

‘this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale’;

Reportnoun

a short account of the news;

‘the report of his speech’; ‘the story was on the 11 o'clock news’; ‘the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious’;

Reportnoun

the act of informing by verbal report;

‘he heard reports that they were causing trouble’; ‘by all accounts they were a happy couple’;

Reportnoun

a sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing);

‘they heard a violent report followed by silence’;

Reportnoun

a written evaluation of a student's scholarship and deportment;

‘his father signed his report card’;

Reportnoun

an essay (especially one written as an assignment);

‘he got an A on his composition’;

Reportnoun

the general estimation that the public has for a person;

‘he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing’; ‘he was a person of bad report’;

Reportverb

to give an account or representation of in words;

‘Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental’;

Reportverb

announce as the result of an investigation, or announce something to the proper authorities;

‘Dozens of incidents of wife beatings are reported daily in this city’; ‘The team reported significant advances in their research’;

Reportverb

announce one's presence;

‘I report to work every day at 9 o'clock’;

Reportverb

make known to the authorities;

‘One student reported the other to the principal’;

Reportverb

be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism;

‘Snow reported on China in the 1950's’; ‘The cub reporter covered New York City’;

Reportverb

complain about; make a charge against;

‘I reported her to the superviser’;

Report

A report is a document that presents information in an organized format for a specific audience and purpose. Although summaries of reports may be delivered orally, complete reports are almost always in the form of written documents.

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