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document (s) (noun), documents (pl)
1. A formal piece of writing or printed paper that bears the original, official, or legal form of something and can be used to furnish decisive evidence or information.
2. An object of law, such as an audio recording, movie, or a photograph, that can be used to furnish evidence or information.
3. Something; especially, a material substance as a coin bearing a revealing symbol or mark, that serves as proof or evidence.
4. In computer science, a computer file created with an application; such as, a word processor, a database, a spreadsheet, an illustration, or a text file.
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document (verb), documents; documented; documenting
1. To make a record of something by writing about it or by filming or photographing it.
2. To provide evidence for a legal statement or claim by supplying supporting information.
3. To support statements in a book, for example, with written references or citations; to annotate information by adding critical or explanatory notes to a text.
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(Latin: scrinium, a case, chest, box, or receptacle; especially, one in which are deposited sacred relics, bones of a saint, or sacred books and documents)