Synonyms of report in English:


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1‘the government reported the biggest fall in manufacturing output since 1981’

announce, describe, give an account of, tell of, detail, delineate, outline
communicate, pass on, relay
divulge, disclose, reveal
make public, publish, circulate, set out, set forth, put out, post, broadcast
blazon, herald, proclaim, declare, publicize, promulgate
document, record, chronicle
formal adumbrate

2‘many magazines happily report on the titillating activities of the stars’

investigate, look into, inquire into, survey, research, study
write about, write an account of, broadcast details of, cover, describe, give details of, write up
commentate on

3‘I reported him to the police’

make a complaint against, make a charge against, inform on, tattle on, accuse
informal blow the whistle on, grass on, shop, tell on, squeal on, rat on, split on, peach on
rare delate on

4‘Juliet reported for duty at 8.30’

present oneself, arrive, appear, turn up, clock in, sign in
make oneself known, announce oneself, come, be present
British clock on
North American punch in, punch the clock, punch the time clock
informal show up


1‘I've asked James for a full report of the meeting’

account, review, record, description, exposition, statement, delineation
transactions, proceedings, transcripts, minutes
compte rendu, procès-verbal
informal sitrep

2‘police received reports of drug dealing in the area’

news, information, word, intelligence, intimation
literary tidings
archaic advices

3‘I followed his progress through television and newspaper reports’

story, account, description
article, piece, item, column, feature, write-up, exposé
bulletin, communiqué, dispatch, communication

4‘his last school report had been good’

assessment, evaluation, appraisal
North American report card, grades

5‘reports of his imminent resignation circulated’

rumour, whisper, piece of gossip, piece of hearsay
on dit
informal buzz
rare bruit

6‘those who are true, and honest, and of good report’

reputation, repute, regard, character, name, standing, stature

7‘they heard the report of a gun’

bang, blast, crack, pop, shot, gunshot
explosion, detonation, boom
crash, noise, sound, echo, reverberation