report verb (TELL)
be reported to be/do sth
- Witnesses reported seeing a huge orange fireball as the oil refinery exploded.
- Shortly before the crash the pilot had reported a malfunction of the aircraft's navigation system.
- Her disappearance was reported to the police department's Missing Persons Bureau.
- Do you have anything to report?
- Several journalists have been killed or injured by stray bullets while reporting on the civil war.
report verb (GO)
reportnoun [ C ]uk /rɪˈpɔːt/ us /rɪˈpɔːrt/
report noun [ C ] (DESCRIPTION)
reports [ plural ]
- The report contains numerous demonstrable errors.
- The prime minister issued a denial of the report that she is about to resign.
- The content of her report is shrouded in secrecy.
- We file these reports under country of origin.
- The newspaper reports of the discussion only roughly approximated to what was actually said.
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