A document appears right:

early 15c., "a doctrine;" late 15c., "teaching, instruction" (senses now obsolete), from Old French document (13c.) "lesson, written evidence" and directly from Latin documentum "example, proof, lesson," in Medieval Latin "official written instrument, authoritative paper," from docere "to show, teach, cause to know," originally "make to appear right," causative of decere "be seemly, fitting,"

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Document, originally from PIE root *dek- "to take, accept."

Tracing PIE roots can be ... interesting:

It forms all or part of: condign; dainty; decent; decor; decorate; decorous; deign; dignify; dignity; diplodocus; disciple; discipline; disdain; docent; Docetism; docile; docimacy; doctor; doctrine; document; dogma; dogmatic; doxology; heterodox; indignance; indignant; indignation; indignity; orthodox; paradox; synecdoche.

etymonline.com/word/*dek-?

#OccasionalEtymology

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@dredmorbius

SynecDoc would be a pretty good startup name

@natecull I still like my self-suggestion for a professional shingle on my retirement to the countryside:

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