English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'report'

(verb) 
Definition
to give an account (of)
I reported the theft to the police.
Synonyms
inform of
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communicate
The result will be communicated to parents.
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announce
The couple were planning to announce their engagement.
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mention
She did not mention her mother's absence.
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declare
He declared his intention to become the best golfer in the world.
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recount
He then recounted the story.
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give an account of
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bring word on
(verb) 
Definition
to make a formal report on (a subject)
Several newspapers reported the decision.
Synonyms
,
publish
The paper did not publish his name for legal reasons.
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record
In her letters she records the domestic and social details of life in China.
, ,
tell
He told his story to a national newspaper.
, ,
air
The whole issue was thoroughly aired at the meeting.
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detail
The report detailed the changes that would be implemented.
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describe
We asked her to describe what she had seen.
, ,
cover
He was sent to Italy to cover the World Cup.
, ,
give an account of
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relate
He was relating a story he had once heard.
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broadcast
Don't broadcast your business outside the family.
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post
Officials began posting warning notices.
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tweet
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pass on
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proclaim
He continues to proclaim his innocence.
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relay
It will be used mainly to relay television programmes.
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recite
I simply recited the names of a number of Chinese cities I knew.
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narrate
The film is a story about power, narrated by an old sailor.
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write up
(verb) 
Definition
to make a formal complaint about
A witness reported him to the police.
Synonyms
inform on
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shop (slang, mainly British)
Fraudsters are often shopped by honest friends and neighbours.
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betray
He might be seen as having betrayed his mother.
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denounce
Informers might at any moment denounce them to the authorities.
, ,
tell on (informal)
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blow the whistle on (informal)
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grass on (British, slang)
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rat on (informal)
, ,
dob in (Australian, slang)
(verb) 
Definition
to present (oneself) at an appointed place or for a specific purpose
None of them had reported for duty.
Synonyms
present yourself
She presented herself at the Town Hall at 11.30 for the ceremony.
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come
Two police officers came into the hall.
My brother's coming from Canada tomorrow.
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appear
A woman appeared at the far end of the street.
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arrive
Fresh groups of guests arrived.
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turn up
He turned up on Christmas Day with a friend.
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be present
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show up (informal)
Many workers failed to show up for work today.
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clock in or on
(verb) 
Definition
to be responsible to and under the authority of
He reports to his section chief.
Synonyms
(noun) 
Definition
an account prepared after investigation and published or broadcast
Press reports vary dramatically.
Synonyms
article
a newspaper article
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story
Those are some of the top stories in the news.
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communication
The ambassador has brought a communication from the President.
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dispatch
this dispatch from our West Africa correspondent
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piece
There was a piece about him on television.
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message
Would you like to leave a message?
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item
There was an item in the paper about him.
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column
His name features frequently in the social columns of the tabloid newspapers.
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communiqué
The call came in a communiqué sent to the Irish Prime Minister.
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write-up
(noun) 
Definition
an account of the discussions of a committee or other group of people
a full report of what happened here tonight
Synonyms
account
I gave a detailed account of what had happened that night.
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record
Keep a record of all the payments.
, , ,
statement
statements from witnesses to the event
, ,
version
She went public with her version of events.
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tale
a collection of poems and folk tales
,
description
He gave a description of the surgery he was about to perform.
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narrative
He began his narrative with the day of the murder.
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recital
She gave a thrilling recital of her adventures in the Andes.
(noun) 
Definition
an account prepared after investigation and published or broadcast
There were no reports of casualties.
Synonyms
news
They still haven't had any news about the survivors.
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word
There is no word from the authorities on the reported attack.
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information
They refused to give us any information about her.
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announcement
the announcement of their engagement
,
(noun) 
Definition
a statement on the progress of a school child
She was getting bad school reports.
Synonyms
appraisal
Self-appraisal is never easy.
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marks
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grades
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assessment
He was referred to a specialist for assessment.
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evaluation
Evaluation is standard practice for the training course.
(noun) 
Definition
a loud bang made by a gun or explosion
There was a loud report as the fuel tanks exploded.
Synonyms
bang
I heard four or five loud bangs.
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sound
Peter heard the sound of gunfire.
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crash
Two people in the flat recalled hearing a loud crash about 1.30am.
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crack
Suddenly there was a loud crack and glass flew into the air.
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blast
a shotgun blast
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boom
The stillness of the night was broken by the boom of a cannon.
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explosion
Three people were badly injured in a bomb explosion.
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discharge
Where firearms are kept at home, the risk of accidental discharge is high.
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detonation
a heavy detonation echoed round the housing estate
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(noun) 
Definition
a story for which there is no absolute proof
According to report, she made an impact at the party.
Synonyms
rumour
There's a strange rumour going around.
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talk
There has been a lot of talk about my fancy new job.
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buzz
The buzz is that she knows something.
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gossip
There has been a lot of gossip about the reasons for his absence.
a magazine packed with celebrity gossip
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goss (informal)
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hearsay
Much of what was reported to them was hearsay.
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scuttlebutt (US, slang)
(noun) 
Definition
comment on a person's character or actions
He is true, manly, and of good report.
Synonyms
repute
The UN's repute has risen immeasurably.
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character
He's begun a series of attacks on my character.
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regard
I have a very high regard for him and what he has achieved.
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reputation
The stories ruined his reputation.
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fame
At the height of his fame, his every word was valued.
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esteem
He is held in high esteem by his colleagues.
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eminence
pilots who achieved eminence in the aeronautical world
(noun) 
Definition
an account prepared after investigation and published or broadcast
a report by the Association of University Teachers
Synonyms
paper
a new government paper on European policy
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review
a review on the training and education of over-16s

Additional synonyms

in the sense of air
Definition
to expose to air to dry or ventilate
The whole issue was thoroughly aired at the meeting.
Synonyms
make public,
make known,
give vent to,
take the wraps off
in the sense of announce
Definition
to proclaim
The couple were planning to announce their engagement.
Synonyms
make known,
tweet,
make public,
shout from the rooftops (informal),
give out
in the sense of announcement
the announcement of their engagement

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