document
Pronunciation
  • (noun)
    • (RP): enPR: dŏ'kyo͝omənt, IPA: /ˈdɒkjʊmənt/
    • (America): enPR: dä'kyo͝omənt, IPA: /ˈdɑkjʊmənt/
  • (verb)
    • (RP): enPR: dŏ'kyo͝omĕnt, IPA: /ˈdɒkjʊmɛnt/
    • (America): enPR: dä'kyo͝omĕnt, IPA: /ˈdɑkjʊmɛnt/
Noun

document (plural documents)

  1. An original or official paper used as the basis, proof, or support of anything else, including any writing, book, or other instrument conveying information pertinent to such proof or support.
  2. Any material substance on which the information is represented by writing.
  3. (computing) A file that contains text.
  4. (obsolete) That which is taught or authoritatively set forth; precept; instruction; dogma.
  5. (obsolete) An example for instruction or warning.
Translations Verb

document (documents, present participle documenting; past and past participle documented)

  1. To record in documents.
    He documented each step of the process as he did it, which was good when the investigation occurred.
  2. To furnish with documents or papers necessary to establish facts or give information.
    A ship should be documented according to the directions of law.
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