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Report vs. Minutes

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Reportverb

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

Minutesnoun

plural of minute

Reportverb

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

Minutesnoun

(uncountable) The official notes kept during a meeting.

Reportverb

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

Minutesnoun

a written account of what transpired at a meeting

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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.’;

Minutes

Minutes, also known as minutes of meeting (abbreviation MoM), protocols or, informally, notes, are the instant written record of a meeting or hearing. They typically describe the events of the meeting and may include a list of attendees, a statement of the issues considered by the participants, and related responses or decisions for the issues.

Reportverb

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

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

Reportverb

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

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.’;

Reportverb

(intransitive) To be accountable.

‘The financial director reports to the CEO.’;

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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.’;

Reportverb

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

Reportverb

(obsolete) To refer.

Reportverb

To return or repeat, as sound; to echo.

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.’;

Reportnoun

Reputation.

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Reportnoun

The sharp, loud sound from a gun or explosion.

Reportnoun

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

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.’;

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.’;

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.’;

Reportverb

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

Reportverb

To return or repeat, as sound; to echo.

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.

Reportverb

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

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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