|1.||[ verb ] make a record of; set down in permanent form|
|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|
"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"
|6.||[ noun ] the sum of recognized accomplishments|
"the lawyer has a good record" "the track record shows that he will be a good president"
|7.||[ adjective ] best of its kind on record|
"in record time"
|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|
"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|
"he ruled that the criminal record of the defendant could not be disclosed to the court" "the prostitute had a record a mile long"