report-n; 4 Senses

Sense Number 1: write-up

Commentary: study, essay, composition, paper, report card - a written document describing the findings of some individual or group

This accords with the recent report by Hill and Dale.
He got an A on his report.
His father signed his report card.
I got an A and a B on my report card.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1 6 5

Sense Number 2: act of verbally informing

Commentary: REPORT[+event] news report, story, account, article - act of informing verbally; an account of a story or news

The report of his speech...
The report was on the 11 o'clock news.
The account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious.
He heard reports that they were causing trouble.
By all accounts they were a happy couple.
Her report at six this morning was that the job was half-finished.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 3 2

Sense Number 3: reputation

Commentary: the general estimation that the public has for a person

He was a person of bad report.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 7

Sense Number 4: loud noise

Commentary: a sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing)

They heard a violent report followed by silence.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 4