(noun, verb)


1. writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)

Similar word(s): papers

Definition categories: communication, writing

2. anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks

Definition categories: man–made, representation

3. a written account of ownership or obligation

Definition categories: possession, communication

4. (computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using seven-bit ASCII characters

Definition categories: communication


1. record in detail

- The parents documented every step of their child's development

Definition categories: communication, enter, record

2. support or supply with references

- Can you document your claims?

Definition categories: cognition, affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support, sustain

Sentences with document as a verb:

- He documented each step of the process as he did it, which was good when the investigation occurred.

- A ship should be documented according to the directions of law.