information


information
noun
ADJECTIVE
accurate, correct, precise
authoritative, credible, reliable
erroneous, false, inaccurate, incorrect

It is alleged that he gave false information to the tax authorities.

misleading
conflicting
complete
incomplete, insufficient
limited
unbiased
helpful, invaluable, pertinent (esp. AmE), relevant, useful, valuable
critical, crucial, important, vital
useless
necessary
timely
available

Further information is available on request.

missing
fresh, new
latest, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute

the latest information on the situation in the Middle East

updated
real-time
additional, extra, further, supplementary
general

general information about the company as a whole

basic

basic information like date of birth and phone number

background
anecdotal
detailed, in-depth
specific
factual
classified, confidential, non-public (esp. AmE), secret, sensitive
unclassified
price-sensitive

There are legal constraints on the use of price-sensitive information.

actionable (AmE)
personal
bibliographic, biographical, economic, educational, financial, social, technical, technological (AmE), etc.
contact

The leaflet provides contact information for your local branch.

intelligence
health
medical, patient
genetic
… OF INFORMATION
item, piece

an interesting piece of information

bit, fragment, nugget, scrap, snippet

She let slip a few nuggets of information about herself.

mine, wealth

This book is a mine of information on the Romans.

VERB + INFORMATION
contain
have

Do you have the information I need?

retain, store

James is able to retain an enormous amount of factual information in his head.

database systems that process and store information

absorb, digest
process
incorporate, integrate (esp. AmE)
need, require
ask for, request, solicit
look for, seek
acquire, derive, find, gain, get, glean, obtain

information gained from research

collect, compile, gather

The police are still questioning witnesses and gathering information.

receive
dig up, uncover

Have you dug up any further information on the suspect?

elicit, extract, retrieve

the difficulties of extracting information from government officials

software that retrieves information from a variety of different sources

access

Portable computers are good for accessing information while on the move.

download, upload
post

New information will be posted on the Internet twice a month.

add
submit
disclose, divulge, give, impart, make available, provide (sb with), release, reveal, supply (sb with)

a court order preventing an ex-employee from disclosing confidential information

leak

Someone leaked information to the press.

communicate, convey, pass on, relate, relay

They passed on the information about the crime to the police.

transfer, transmit
deliver
forward
yield

The research has yielded a lot of information.

share

The Internet allows us to share information with our distributors.

circulate, disseminate, distribute

an organization that disseminates information about women in science

exchange

The two countries exchange information on wanted criminals.

offer, volunteer

She didn't volunteer that information, and I didn't ask.

withhold

It was improper of the broker to withhold the information from the stock exchange.

cover up, suppress
assimilate, collate, organize
check, verify
analyse/analyze, interpret
review
record
protect, safeguard
display, present

The way you present the information is important.

publish
use, utilize
act on, go on

At the moment we have very little information to go on.

INFORMATION + VERB
pertain to sth, relate to sth

information relating to the social background of the child

lead to sth

a reward for information leading to an arrest

contain sth, include sth
flow

The information flows in both directions.

INFORMATION + NOUN
provider, service
booth (esp. AmE), bureau, desk, centre/center, kiosk, office
manager, officer, professional, specialist
source
content
resources
pack (esp. BrE), packet (esp. AmE), sheet
database
network, system
technology (usually IT)
processing
management
provision
dissemination
flow
exchange, sharing
retrieval
request
needs, requirements
overload
gap
warfare
security
age

This is the information age and there's an insatiable appetite for data and speed.

revolution
PREPOSITION
according to information

According to information received by the police, the terrorists have left the country.

for sb's information

This leaflet is produced for the information of our customers.

information about, information concerning, information on, information regarding

financial information concerning a company

PHRASES
access to information
the exchange of information
the flow of information

to improve the flow of information within the company

a lack of information
a request for information
a source of information

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