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doc·u·ment

 (dŏk′yə-mənt)
n.
1.
a. A written or printed paper that bears the original, official, or legal form of something and can be used to furnish decisive evidence or information.
b. Something, such as a recording or a photograph, that can be used to furnish evidence or information.
c. A writing that contains information.
d. Computers A piece of work created with an application, as with a word processor.
e. Computers A computer file that is not an executable file and contains data for use by applications.
2. Something, especially a material substance such as a coin bearing a revealing symbol or mark, that serves as proof or evidence.
tr.v. (-mĕnt′) doc·u·ment·ed, doc·u·ment·ing, doc·u·ments
1. To furnish with a document or documents.
2. To methodically record the details of: "I had thought long and logically about ... how to document the patterns of dolphin behavior" (Diana Reiss).
3. To support (an assertion or claim, for example) with evidence or decisive information.
4. To support (statements in a book, for example) with written references or citations; annotate.

[Middle English, precept, from Old French, from Latin documentum, example, proof, from docēre, to teach; see dek- in Indo-European roots.]

doc′u·ment′a·ble (-mĕn′tə-bəl) adj.
doc′u·ment′al (-mĕn′tl) adj.
doc′u·ment′er n.

document

n
1. a piece of paper, booklet, etc, providing information, esp of an official or legal nature
2. (Computer Science) a piece of text or text and graphics stored in a computer as a file for manipulation by document processing software
3. archaic evidence; proof
vb (tr)
4. (Journalism & Publishing) to record or report in detail, as in the press, on television, etc: the trial was well documented by the media.
5. to support (statements in a book) with citations, references, etc
6. to support (a claim, etc) with evidence or proof
7. (Nautical Terms) to furnish (a vessel) with official documents specifying its ownership, registration, weight, dimensions, and function
[C15: from Latin documentum a lesson, from docēre to teach]

doc•u•ment

(n. ˈdɒk yə mənt; v. -ˌmɛnt)

n.
1. a written or printed paper furnishing information or evidence, as a passport, deed, bill of sale, or bill of lading; a legal or official paper.
2. any written item, as a book or letter, esp. of a factual or informative nature.
3. a computer data file.
4. Archaic. evidence; proof.
v.t.
5. to furnish with documents.
6. to furnish with references, citations, etc., in support of statements made.
7. to support by documentary evidence: to document a case.
8. to provide (a vessel) with a certificate giving particulars concerning nationality, ownership, tonnage, etc.
9. Obs. to instruct.
[1400–50; late Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Latin documentum example (as precedent, warning, etc.)]
doc′u•ment`a•ble, adj.
doc′u•ment`er, n.

document

- First meant "instruction" or "evidence," whether written or not.
See also related terms for instruction.

document


Past participle: documented
Gerund: documenting

Imperative
document
document
Present
I document
you document
he/she/it documents
we document
you document
they document
Preterite
I documented
you documented
he/she/it documented
we documented
you documented
they documented
Present Continuous
I am documenting
you are documenting
he/she/it is documenting
we are documenting
you are documenting
they are documenting
Present Perfect
I have documented
you have documented
he/she/it has documented
we have documented
you have documented
they have documented
Past Continuous
I was documenting
you were documenting
he/she/it was documenting
we were documenting
you were documenting
they were documenting
Past Perfect
I had documented
you had documented
he/she/it had documented
we had documented
you had documented
they had documented
Future
I will document
you will document
he/she/it will document
we will document
you will document
they will document
Future Perfect
I will have documented
you will have documented
he/she/it will have documented
we will have documented
you will have documented
they will have documented
Future Continuous
I will be documenting
you will be documenting
he/she/it will be documenting
we will be documenting
you will be documenting
they will be documenting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been documenting
you have been documenting
he/she/it has been documenting
we have been documenting
you have been documenting
they have been documenting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been documenting
you will have been documenting
he/she/it will have been documenting
we will have been documenting
you will have been documenting
they will have been documenting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been documenting
you had been documenting
he/she/it had been documenting
we had been documenting
you had been documenting
they had been documenting
Conditional
I would document
you would document
he/she/it would document
we would document
you would document
they would document
Past Conditional
I would have documented
you would have documented
he/she/it would have documented
we would have documented
you would have documented
they would have documented
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.document - writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)document - writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
clause, article - a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
preamble - a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usually explaining its purpose)
ballot - a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting
brevet - a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)
capitulation - a document containing the terms of surrender
certificate, credential, credentials, certification - a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
charter - a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
commercial document, commercial instrument - a document of or relating to commerce
confession - a written document acknowledging an offense and signed by the guilty party
copyright, right of first publication - a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work
inclosure, enclosure - something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter
form - a printed document with spaces in which to write; "he filled out his tax form"
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument - (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
papyrus - a document written on papyrus
patent, patent of invention - a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
political platform, political program, platform, program - a document stating the aims and principles of a political party; "their candidate simply ignored the party platform"; "they won the election even though they offered no positive program"
resignation - a formal document giving notice of your intention to resign; "he submitted his resignation as of next month"
resolution, resolve, declaration - a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
source - a document (or organization) from which information is obtained; "the reporter had two sources for the story"
specification - (patent law) a document drawn up by the applicant for a patent of invention that provides an explicit and detailed description of the nature and use of an invention
voucher - a document that serves as evidence of some expenditure
report, written report, study - a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"
2.document - anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks
representation - a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
letter, missive - a written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
3.document - a written account of ownership or obligation
communication - something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
letter of credit - a document issued by a bank that guarantees the payment of a customer's draft; substitutes the bank's credit for the customer's credit
certificate of indebtedness, debt instrument, obligation - a written promise to repay a debt
quittance - a document or receipt certifying release from an obligation or debt
record - a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase"
4.document - (computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using seven-bit ASCII characters
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
web page, webpage - a document connected to the World Wide Web and viewable by anyone connected to the internet who has a web browser
computer file - (computer science) a file maintained in computer-readable form
ASCII text file - a text file that contains only ASCII characters without special formatting
Verb1.document - record in detail; "The parents documented every step of their child's development"
record, enter, put down - make a record of; set down in permanent form
2.document - support or supply with references; "Can you document your claims?"
affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support, sustain - establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
source - specify the origin of; "The writer carefully sourced her report"

document

noun
1. paper, form, certificate, report, record, testimonial, authorization, legal form The foreign minister signed the document today.
verb
1. support, back up, certify, verify, detail, instance, validate, substantiate, corroborate, authenticate, give weight to, particularize The effects of smoking have been well documented.
Translations
مُسْتَنَدوَثيقَه، مُسْتَنَد
dokumentdokumentovat
dokument
asiakirjadokumentoidadokumenttikirjata
dokument
okirat
skjalskjal; málskjal
文書
문서
dokumentasdokumentinisdokumentinis filmas
dokuments
dokumentaktstykke
dokument
listinaspis
dokument
เอกสาร
belgedöküman
tài liệu

document

A. [ˈdɒkjʊmənt] Ndocumento m
B. [ˈdɒkjʊment] VTdocumentar
C. [ˈdɒkjʊmənt] CPD document case, document holder Nportadocumentos m inv
document reader N (Comput) → lector m de documentos

document

[ˈdɒkjumənt]
n
(written, printed)document m
(COMPUTING)document m documents
npl (= papers) → papiers mpl
[ˈdɒkjumɛnt] vt (= describe in detail) → relater (= collect evidence on) → rassembler des preuves sur (= record) → attester de
to be well documented (= established) → être attesté(e) par de nombreuses sources

document

nDokument nt, → Urkunde f
vt
history, fact, lifedokumentieren; casebeurkunden, (urkundlich) belegen; the theory is well documenteddie Theorie ist gut belegt
shipmit Papieren versehen

document

[n ˈdɒkjʊmənt; vb ˈdɒkjʊmɛnt]
1. ndocumento
document case → cartella, borsa portadocumenti
document wallet → cartelletta
2. vtdocumentare

document

(ˈdokjumənt) noun
a written statement giving information, proof, evidence etc. She signed several legal documents relating to the sale of her house.
ˌdocuˈmentary (-ˈmen-) adjective
of or found in documents. documentary evidence.
nounplural docuˈmentaries
a film, programme etc giving information on a certain subject. a documentary on the political situation in Argentina.

document

مُسْتَنَد dokument dokument Dokument έγγραφο documento asiakirja document dokument documento 文書 문서 document dokument dokument documento документ dokument เอกสาร belge tài liệu 文件

document

n. documento;
___ record___ del expediente.
References in classic literature ?
Loscombe's momentary absence, to satisfy his curiosity by looking at the beginning of the document and at the end.
You must know that I had been engaged on the same sort of work yesterday, and that, while executing it, I had been approached by Timothei Ivanovitch with an urgent request for a particular document.
Because the document in question is of such immense importance that its publication might very easily--I might almost say probably--lead to European complications of the utmost moment.
They would, they said, send an escort of Sagoths with me to fetch the precious document from its hiding-place, keeping Dian at Phutra as a hostage and releasing us both the moment that the document was safely restored to their queen.
I received this document there in the way I have told you.
It cannot be said that the Everhard Manuscript is an important historical document.
Oom Sam spread out the document which Trent had handed him upon a tree-stump, and explained.
If you had perused this document, you would have seen that it reduces your interest considerably, though still leaving it a very handsome one, still leaving it a very handsome one," said Mr.
In a word, I believe,--and my legal advisers coincide in the belief, which, moreover, is authorized, to a certain extent, by the family traditions,--that my grandfather was in possession of some deed, or other document, essential to this claim, but which has since disappeared.
But some official document was drawn up as to this affair, I suppose?
The document has never been out of my possession, sir," he said.
And so, as you have honoured me by anticipating, I examined the document.