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Definitions of document

  1. support with evidence; "Can you document your claims?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. (computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using 7-bit ASCII characters Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a written account of ownership or obligation Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. record in detail; "The parents documented every step of their child's development" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. support or supply with references; "Can you document your claims?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. That which is taught or authoritatively set forth; precept; instruction; dogma. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. An example for instruction or warning. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. An original or official paper relied upon as the basis, proof, or support of anything else; -- in its most extended sense, including any writing, book, or other instrument conveying information in the case; any material substance on which the thoughts of men are represented by any species of conventional mark or symbol. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To teach; to school. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To furnish with documents or papers necessary to establish facts or give information; as, a a ship should be documented according to the directions of law. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A record; an official paper that gives information or evidence. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. A paper containing information or the proof of anything. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Documental, documentary. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. Written evidence or information. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. A written or printed paper conveying information or evidence. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. A paper for information or proof, containing instructions for the establishment of facts; precept, or authoritative dogma. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. To furnish with documents or papers necessary to establish facts; to teach; to instruct. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. Any paper containing written instructions or proofs for information, &c.; evidence; record. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. 1. Any specific type of file produced oredited by a specific application; usually capable of beingprinted. E.g. "Word document", "Photoshop document", etc.2. A term used on some systems (e.g. Intermedia)for a hypertext node. It is sometimes used for acollection of nodes on related topics, possibly stored ordistributed as one.3. To write documentation on a certain pieceof code. foldoc_fs
  22. dok'[=u]-ment, n. a paper containing information or the proof of anything.--v.t. to furnish with documents: to support or prove by documents.--adjs. DOCUMENT'AL, DOCUMENT'ARY, relating to or found in documents.--n. DOCUMENT[=A]'TION, preparation or use of documentary evidence and authorities--used in realistic fiction by the school of Zola of faithful reproduction of the records, real or supposed, of actual lives (the so-called document humain).--DOCUMENTARY HYPOTHESIS, the hypothesis that the Pentateuch consists of two or more originally distinct documents. [Fr.,--L. documentum--doc[=e]re, to teach.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  23. Thing, esp. deed, writing, or inscription, that furnishes evidence (human d., description, incident, &c., illustrating human nature); hence documentary a. (Vb) prove by, provide with, dd. Or evidence; so documentation n. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  24. n. [Latin] Precept; direction;—written instruction; evidence or proof;—an official paper containing instruction, conveying information, or establishing the allegation of facts; memorial; certificate; affidavit; deed; or record. Cabinet Dictionary
  25. Precept, instruction, direction. Complete Dictionary
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