1. [ noun ] (writing) writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
Synonyms: papers written_document
Related terms: writing report platform source resolution patent certificate ballot form charter resignation confession commercial_document capitualtion copyright articles_of_incorporation enclosure brevet papyrus legal_document voucher specification preamble article
2. [ verb ] record in detail

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

Related terms: record documentary
3. [ verb ] support with evidence

"Can you document your claims?"

Related terms: confirm source
4. [ noun ] anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks
Related terms: representation letter
5. [ noun ] a written account of ownership or obligation
Related terms: communication record quittance debt_instrument letter_of_credit
6. [ noun ] (computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using 7-bit ASCII characters
Synonyms: text_file
Related terms: computer_file web_page ASCII_text_file computer_science
Similar spelling:   documented