noun an example for instruction or warning.
2. document ·vt to teach; to school.
3. document ·noun that which is taught or authoritatively set forth; precept; instruction; dogma.
4. document ·vt 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.
5. document ·noun 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.