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Definition 1: anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks - [noun denoting artifact]

(document is a kind of ...) a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

(... is a kind of document ) a written message addressed to a person or organization

"mailed an indignant letter to the editor"

Definition 2: writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for document in the sense of this definition

(document is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of document ) (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

(... is a kind of document ) a document written on papyrus

(... is a kind of document ) a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention

(... is a kind of document ) 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"

(... is a kind of document ) a formal document giving notice of your intention to resign

"he submitted his resignation as of next month"

(... is a kind of document ) a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote

(... is a kind of document ) a document (or organization) from which information is obtained

"the reporter had two sources for the story"

(... is a kind of document ) (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

(... is a kind of document ) a document that serves as evidence of some expenditure

(... is a kind of document ) a printed document with spaces in which to write

"he filled out his tax form"

(... is a kind of document ) something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter

(... is a kind of document ) a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work

(... is a kind of document ) a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting

(... is a kind of document ) a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)

(... is a kind of document ) a document containing the terms of surrender

(... is a kind of document ) a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts

(... is a kind of document ) a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation

(... is a kind of document ) a document of or relating to commerce

(... is a kind of document ) a written document acknowledging an offense and signed by the guilty party

(... is a kind of document ) a written document describing the findings of some individual or group

"this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"

(document is a part of ...) a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usually explaining its purpose)

(document is a part of ...) a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)

Definition 3: (computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using seven-bit ASCII characters - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for document in the sense of this definition

(document is a kind of ...) (computer science) a file maintained in computer-readable form

(... is a kind of document ) a document connected to the World Wide Web and viewable by anyone connected to the internet who has a web browser

(... is a kind of document ) a text file that contains only ASCII characters without special formatting

(document belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Definition 4: a written account of ownership or obligation - [noun denoting possession]

(document is a kind of ...) something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

(... is a kind of document ) 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

(... is a kind of document ) a written promise to repay a debt

(... is a kind of document ) a document or receipt certifying release from an obligation or debt

(... is a kind of document ) a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction

"they could find no record of the purchase"

Definition 5: support or supply with references - [verb of cognition]

Samples where document or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Can you document your claims?

(document is a kind of ...) establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

"his story confirmed my doubts" "The evidence supports the defendant"

(... is a kind of document ) specify the origin of

"The writer carefully sourced her report"

Definition 6: record in detail - [verb of communication]

Samples where document or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(document is a kind of ...) make a record of; set down in permanent form

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