1. made known or told about
; especially presented in a formal account
; - Example: "his reported opinion"- Example: "the reported findings"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Report \Re*port"\ (r?-p?rt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reported; p.
pr. & vb. n. Reporting.] [F. reporter to carry back, carry
(cf. rapporter; see Rapport), L. reportare to bear or bring
back; pref. re- re- + portare to bear or bring. See Port
1. To refer. [Obs.]
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. --Fuller.
2. 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. --Chaucer.
3. To give an account of; to relate; to tell; to circulate
publicly, as a story; as, in the common phrase, it is
It is reported among the heathen, and Gashmu saith
it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel. --Neh.
4. To give an official account or statement of; as, a
treasurer reports the receipts and expenditures.
5. To return or repeat, as sound; to echo. [Obs. or R.] "A
church with windows only from above, that reporteth the
voice thirteen times." --Bacon.
6. (Parliamentary Practice) 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.
7. To make minutes of, as a speech, or the doings of a public
body; to write down from the lips of a speaker.
8. To write an account of for publication, as in a newspaper;
as, to report a public celebration or a horse race.
9. To make a statement of the conduct of, especially in an
unfavorable sense; as, to report a servant to his
To be reported, or To be reported of, to be spoken of; to
be mentioned, whether favorably or unfavorably. --Acts
To report one's self, to betake one's self, as to a
superior or one to whom service is due, and be in
readiness to receive orders or do service.
Syn: To relate; narrate; tell; recite; describe.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: made known or told about; especially presented in a
formal account; "his reported opinion"; "the reported
findings" [ant: unreported]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "reported":
accessible, affirmed, afloat, announced, bandied about, broadcast,
brought to notice, bruited about, circulated, common knowledge,
common property, current, declared, diffused, disseminated,
distributed, going about, going around, in circulation, in print,
in the air, in the news, made public, open, proclaimed, propagated,
public, published, rife, rumored, spread, stated, talked about,
telecast, televised, whispered, whispered about