1. [ verb ] make a record of; set down in permanent form
Synonyms: enter put_down
Related terms: save preserve film photograph register keep document score log tally file post book clock_in ring_up chronicle manifest notch film accession log_up inscribe videotape recording recorder registrar
2. [ noun ] anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events

"the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques"

Related terms: evidence history file memorabilia stub written_record working_papers photography
3. [ noun ] (computer science,music) sound recording consisting of a disc with continuous grooves; formerly used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracked in the grooves
Synonyms: disc phonograph_record platter disk phonograph_recording
Related terms: sound_recording LP acetate_disk
4. [ verb ] register electronically
Synonyms: tape

"They recorded her singing"

Related terms: erase write digitalize tape_record cut prerecord cut cut phonograph_record recording tape recorder
5. [ noun ] (mathematics) the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had

"at 9-0 they have the best record in their league"

Related terms: number
6. [ noun ] the sum of recognized accomplishments
Synonyms: track_record

"the lawyer has a good record" "the track record shows that he will be a good president"

Related terms: accomplishment
7. [ adjective ] best of its kind on record

"in record time"

Related terms: best
8. [ verb ] indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments
Synonyms: show read register

"The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero" "The gauge read `empty'"

Related terms: indicate show strike say adjustment
9. [ noun ] (sport) an extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport)

"he tied the Olympic record" "coffee production last year broke all previous records" "Chicago set the homicide record"

Related terms: attainment world_record track_record
10. [ noun ] a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone
Synonyms: book recordbook record_book

"Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'" "his name is in all the recordbooks"

Related terms: fact won-lost_record card logbook
11. [ noun ] (accounting) a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction

"they could find no record of the purchase"

Related terms: document ledger checkbook balance_sheet bankbook expense_record register payslip law
12. [ verb ] be or provide a memorial to a person or an event
Synonyms: memorialize immortalize memorialise immortalise commemorate

"This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps" "We memorialized the Dead"

Related terms: remind monumentalize memorial
13. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 10031
14. [ verb ] be aware of
Synonyms: register

"Did you register any change when I pressed the button?"

Related terms: register register perceive
15. [ noun ] a list of crimes for which an accused person has been previously convicted
Synonyms: criminal_record

"he ruled that the criminal record of the defendant could not be disclosed to the court" "the prostitute had a record a mile long"

Related terms: list
Similar spelling:   recorder