Legal Definition and Related Resources of Report

Meaning of Report

In practise , the term denotes a formal statement of recital of facts and findings thereon by a judicial officer , such as a master . An account brought back; a story related ; a tale carried. As a verb, it means to convey or disseminate information ; to give an account of, to relate, to tell. See state v Fenster, 199 A.2d 177, 2 Conn.Cir. 184.

Report Alternative Definition

An official or formal statement of facts or proceedings. A printed or vyritten account of the judicial determination of a case. In this sense, the term is used ordinarily in the plural to denote the published volumes of reports of decisions.

Synonyms of Report

(Detailed account), noun

  • account
  • address
  • article
  • brief
  • broadcast
  • bulletin
  • chronicle
  • communication
  • criticism
  • description
  • digest
  • disclosure
  • dissemination
  • exposition
  • history
  • information
  • intelligence
  • manifesto
  • message
  • minute
  • narration
  • news
  • news story
  • note
  • notice
  • notification
  • proclamation
  • propagation
  • recapitulation
  • recital
  • recitation
  • record
  • recounting
  • relatio
  • relation
  • release
  • renuntiatio
  • revelation
  • review
  • saga
  • specification
  • statement
  • summary
  • talk
  • tidings
  • ventilation Associated Concepts: accident report
  • grand jury report

(Disclose), verb

  • acquaint
  • adferre
  • advise
  • air
  • announce
  • annunciate
  • apprise
  • broadcast
  • bruit
  • circulate publicly
  • communicate
  • declare
  • deliver information
  • describe
  • detail
  • disseminate
  • divulgate
  • divulge
  • enlighten
  • expose
  • expound
  • express
  • give an account of
  • give the facts
  • herald
  • impart
  • inform
  • make an announcement
  • make known
  • mention
  • notify
  • outline
  • proclaim
  • promulgate
  • publish
  • recite
  • recount
  • referre
  • renuntiare
  • report
  • reveal
  • set forth
  • speak about
  • specify
  • state
  • tell
  • testify to
  • unmask
  • voice
  • write up

(Present oneself), verb

  • announce one’spresence
  • answer
  • answer a summons
  • appear
  • appear for duty
  • arrive
  • attend
  • be at hand
  • be in attendance
  • check in
  • come
  • comparere
  • fulfill an engagement
  • meet
  • present oneself
  • put in an appearance
  • reveal oneself
  • show oneself

(Rumor), noun

  • bruit
  • fama
  • gossip
  • grapevine
  • hearsay
  • hint
  • intimation
  • scuttlebutt
  • talk
  • tattle
  • unconfirmed report
  • unverified news
  • whisper

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Translate Report from English to Spanish

Translation of Report , with examples. More about free online translation into Spanish of Informe and other legal terms is available here.

Translate Pre-Sentence Report from English to Spanish

Translation of Pre-Sentence Report , with examples. More about free online translation into Spanish of Informe pre-condenatorio and other legal terms is available here.


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Report Definition (in the Accounting Vocabulary)

The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants offers the following definition of Report in a way that is easy for anybody to understand: An oral or written description of something, such as a book, event, or situation.

Meaning of Report (to) in Spanish

Description/ translation of report (to) into Spanish: denunciar[1]

Note: for more information on related terms and on the area of law where report (to) belongs (criminal procedure law), in Spanish, see here.

Notes and References

  1. Translation of Report (to) published by Antonio Peñaranda


Legal English Vocabulary: Report in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term report into Spanish: informe (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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See Also

  • Document
  • Information Science
  • Research
  • Investigation
  • Legal Research
  • Study

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