1. [ verb ] record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions
Related terms: record file list enroll patent book registrant registration
2. [ verb ] (law) register in a public office or in a court of law
Synonyms: file

"file for divorce" "file a complaint"

Related terms: law file file
3. [ verb ] register to vote

"register for an election"

Related terms: enroll
4. [ verb ] be aware of
Synonyms: record

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

Related terms: perceive
5. [ verb ] indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments
Synonyms: show record read

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

Related terms: indicate show strike say adjustment
6. [ noun ] an official written record of names or events or transactions
Synonyms: registry
Related terms: written_record rent-roll cadaster check_register studbook file
7. [ noun ] (music) the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice or of different pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments
Related terms: timbre head_register chest_register music
8. [ verb ] (politics) register as a candidate for several parties
Synonyms: cross-file
Related terms: campaign slate
9. [ verb ] (music) manipulate the registers of an organ
Related terms: play music
10. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3537
11. [ noun ] (computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind
Related terms: memory_device counter accumulator index_register shift_register memory computer_science
12. [ verb ] send by registered mail

"I'd like to register this letter"

Related terms: mail
13. [ noun ] a regulator (as a sliding plate) for regulating the flow of air into a furnace or other heating device
Related terms: regulator furnace
14. [ verb ] show in one's face

"Her surprise did not register"

Related terms: show record
15. [ noun ] (accounting) a book in which names and transactions are listed
Related terms: record payroll inventory accounting cross-file
16. [ verb ] enter into someone's consciousness

"Did this event register in your parents' minds?"

Related terms: affect record
17. [ noun ] an air passage (usually in the floor or a wall of a room) for admitting or excluding heated air from the room
Related terms: air_passage
18. [ noun ] (business) a cashbox with an adding machine to register transactions; used in shops to add up the bill
Synonyms: cash_register
Related terms: cashbox adding_machine
Similar spelling:   registered