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 for document
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Document \Doc"u*ment\, v. t.
     1. To teach; to school. [Obs.]
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              I am finely documented by my own daughter. --
                                                    Dryden.
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     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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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  document \doc"u*ment\ (d[o^]k"[-u]*ment), n. [LL. documentum,
     fr. docere to teach: cf. F. document. See Docile.]
     1. That which is taught or authoritatively set forth;
        precept; instruction; dogma. [Obs.]
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              Learners should not be too much crowded with a heap
              or multitude of documents or ideas at one time. --
                                                    I. Watts.
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     2. An example for instruction or warning. [Obs.]
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              They were forth with stoned to death, as a document
              to others.                            -- Sir W.
                                                    Raleigh.
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     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.
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              Saint Luke . . . collected them from such documents
              and testimonies as he . . . judged to be authentic.
                                                    --Paley.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  document
      n 1: writing that provides information (especially information
           of an official nature) [syn: document, written
           document, papers]
      2: anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking
         by means of symbolic marks
      3: a written account of ownership or obligation
      4: (computer science) a computer file that contains text (and
         possibly formatting instructions) using seven-bit ASCII
         characters [syn: text file, document]
      v 1: record in detail; "The parents documented every step of
           their child's development"
      2: support or supply with references; "Can you document your
         claims?"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  125 Moby Thesaurus words for "document":
     adduce, affirm, anatomize, archives, article, atomize, attest,
     authenticate, autograph, back, back up, bear out, blank, bolster,
     brainchild, buttress, call to mind, certificate, certify,
     chirograph, chronicle, circumstantiate, cite, cite a particular,
     composition, computer printout, confirm, copy, corroborate,
     demonstrate, descend to particulars, describe, detail, docket,
     dossier, draft, edited version, engrossment, enter into detail,
     essay, evidence, example, exemplify, fair copy, fiction, file,
     final draft, finished version, first draft, flimsy, form, fortify,
     give a for-instance, give full particulars, holograph, illustrate,
     instance, instrument, itemize, legal document, legal instrument,
     legal paper, letter, literae scriptae, literary artefact,
     literary production, literature, lucubration, manuscript, matter,
     monument, name, nonfiction, official document, opus, original,
     paper, papers, parchment, particularize, penscript, personal file,
     piece, piece of writing, play, poem, printed matter, printout,
     probate, production, prove, quote, ratify, reading matter,
     recension, record, reinforce, report, roll, screed, scrip, script,
     scrive, scroll, second draft, specify, spell out, strengthen,
     substantiate, support, sustain, testimony, the written word,
     transcript, transcription, typescript, undergird, uphold, validate,
     verify, version, warrant, work, writ, writing
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  document
  
     1.  Any specific type of file produced or
     edited by a specific application; usually capable of being
     printed.  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 a
     collection of nodes on related topics, possibly stored or
     distributed as one.
  
     3.  To write documentation on a certain piece
     of code.
  
     (2003-10-25)
  

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