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Report vs. Account

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Reportverb

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

Accountnoun

(accounting) A registry of pecuniary transactions; a written or printed statement of business dealings or debts and credits, and also of other things subjected to a reckoning or review.

Reportverb

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

Accountnoun

(banking) A sum of money deposited at a bank and subject to withdrawal.

‘to keep one's account at the bank.’;

Reportverb

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

Accountnoun

A statement in general of reasons, causes, grounds, etc., explanatory of some event; a reason of an action to be done.

‘No satisfactory account has been given of these phenomena.’;

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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.’;

Accountnoun

A reason, grounds, consideration, motive; a person's sake.

‘Don't trouble yourself on my account.’; ‘on no account; on every account; on all accounts’;

Reportverb

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

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

Accountnoun

(business) A business relationship involving the exchange of money and credit.

Reportverb

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

Accountnoun

A record of events; recital of transactions; a relation or narrative; a report; a description.

‘An account of a battle.’;

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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.’;

Accountnoun

An estimate or estimation; valuation; judgment.

Reportverb

(intransitive) To be accountable.

‘The financial director reports to the CEO.’;

Accountnoun

Importance; worth; value; esteem; judgement.

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.’;

Accountnoun

An authorization to use a service.

‘I've opened an account with Wikipedia so that I can contribute and partake in the project.’;

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Reportverb

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

Accountnoun

(archaic) A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning.

Reportverb

(obsolete) To refer.

Accountnoun

Profit; advantage.

Reportverb

To return or repeat, as sound; to echo.

Accountverb

To provide explanation.

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.’;

Accountverb

To present an account of; to answer for, to justify.

Reportnoun

Reputation.

Accountverb

To give an account of financial transactions, money received etc.

Reportnoun

The sharp, loud sound from a gun or explosion.

Accountverb

(transitive) To estimate, consider (something to be as described).

Reportnoun

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

Accountverb

(intransitive) To consider that.

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.’;

Accountverb

(intransitive) To give a satisfactory evaluation for financial transactions, money received etc.

‘An officer must account with or to the treasurer for money received.’;

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.’;

Accountverb

(intransitive) To give a satisfactory evaluation for (one's actions, behaviour etc.); to answer for.

‘We must account for the use of our opportunities.’;

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.’;

Accountverb

(intransitive) To give a satisfactory reason for; to explain.

‘Idleness accounts for poverty.’;

Reportverb

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

Accountverb

(intransitive) To establish the location for someone.

‘After the crash, not all passengers were accounted for.’;

Reportverb

To return or repeat, as sound; to echo.

Accountverb

(intransitive) To cause the death, capture, or destruction of someone or something (+ for).

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.

Accountverb

To count.

Reportverb

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

Accountverb

To calculate, work out (especially with periods of time).

Reportverb

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

Accountverb

(obsolete) To count (up), enumerate.

Reportverb

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

Accountverb

(obsolete) To recount, relate (a narrative etc.).

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.

Accountnoun

A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time.

‘A beggarly account of empty boxes.’;

Reportverb

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

Accountnoun

A registry of pecuniary transactions; a written or printed statement of business dealings or debts and credits, and also of other things subjected to a reckoning or review; as, to keep one's account at the bank.

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.

Accountnoun

A statement in general of reasons, causes, grounds, etc., explanatory of some event; as, no satisfactory account has been given of these phenomena. Hence, the word is often used simply for reason, ground, consideration, motive, etc.; as, on no account, on every account, on all accounts.

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.’;

Accountnoun

A statement of facts or occurrences; recital of transactions; a relation or narrative; a report; a description; as, an account of a battle.

Reportnoun

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

Accountnoun

A statement and explanation or vindication of one's conduct with reference to judgment thereon.

‘Give an account of thy stewardship.’;

Reportnoun

Rapport; relation; connection; reference.

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

Accountnoun

An estimate or estimation; valuation; judgment.

Reportnoun

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

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

Accountnoun

Importance; worth; value; advantage; profit.

‘This other part . . . makes account to find no slender arguments for this assertion out of those very scriptures which are commonly urged against it.’;

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’;

Accountverb

To reckon; to compute; to count.

‘The motion of . . . the sun whereby years are accounted.’;

Reportnoun

the act of informing by verbal report;

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

Accountverb

To place to one's account; to put to the credit of; to assign; - with to.

Reportnoun

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

‘they heard a violent report followed by silence’;

Accountverb

To value, estimate, or hold in opinion; to judge or consider; to deem.

‘Accounting that God was able to raise him up.’;

Reportnoun

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

‘his father signed his report card’;

Accountverb

To recount; to relate.

Reportnoun

an essay (especially one written as an assignment);

‘he got an A on his composition’;

Accountverb

To render or receive an account or relation of particulars; as, an officer must account with or to the treasurer for money received.

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’;

Accountverb

To render an account; to answer in judgment; - with for; as, we must account for the use of our opportunities.

Reportverb

to give an account or representation of in words;

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

Accountverb

To give a satisfactory reason; to tell the cause of; to explain; - with for; as, idleness accounts for poverty.

‘Newer was preaching more accounted of than in the sixteenth century.’;

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’;

Accountnoun

a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services;

‘he asked to see the executive who handled his account’;

Reportverb

announce one's presence;

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

Accountnoun

the act of informing by verbal report;

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

Reportverb

make known to the authorities;

‘One student reported the other to the principal’;

Accountnoun

a record or narrative description of past events;

‘a history of France’; ‘he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president’; ‘the story of exposure to lead’;

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’;

Accountnoun

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’;

Reportverb

complain about; make a charge against;

‘I reported her to the superviser’;

Accountnoun

a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance;

‘they send me an accounting every month’;

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.

Accountnoun

a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.;

‘the explanation was very simple’; ‘I expected a brief account’;

Accountnoun

an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered;

‘he paid his bill and left’; ‘send me an account of what I owe’;

Accountnoun

grounds;

‘don't do it on my account’; ‘the paper was rejected on account of its length’; ‘he tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful’;

Accountnoun

importance or value;

‘a person of considerable account’; ‘he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance’;

Accountnoun

the quality of taking advantage;

‘she turned her writing skills to good account’;

Accountverb

be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something;

‘Passing grades account for half of the grades given in this exam’;

Accountverb

keep an account of

Accountverb

to give an account or representation of in words;

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

Accountverb

furnish a justifying analysis or explanation;

‘I can't account for the missing money’;

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