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Definition of document

doc´u`ment   Pronunciation: dǒk´ũ`ment
n.1.That which is taught or authoritatively set forth; precept; instruction; dogma.
Learners should not be too much crowded with a heap or multitude of documents or ideas at one time.
- I. Watts.
2.An example for instruction or warning.
They were forth with stoned to death, as a document to others.
- Sir W. Raleigh.
3.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.
Saint Luke . . . collected them from such documents and testimonies as he . . . judged to be authentic.
- Paley.
v. t.1.To teach; to school.
I am finely documented by my own daughter.
- Dryden.
2.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.

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