Register - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈredʒɪstər|  American pronunciation of the word register
Brit.  |ˈrɛdʒɪstə|  British pronunciation of the word register


- an official written record of names or events or transactions (syn: registry)
- (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
- a book in which names and transactions are listed
- (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
- an air passage (usually in the floor or a wall of a room) for admitting or excluding heated air from the room
- a regulator (as a sliding plate) for regulating the flow of air into a furnace or other heating device
- a cashbox with an adding machine to register transactions; used in shops to add up the bill
- record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions
- record in a public office or in a court of law (syn: file)
- enroll to vote
- be aware of (syn: record)
- indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments (syn: read, record, show)
- have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties
- show in one's face
- manipulate the registers of an organ
- send by registered mail
- enter into someone's consciousness


He registered the birth of his child.

She registered her new car.

The car was registered under my name.

The company registered its trademark.

Only 32 cases of the disease have been registered.

Did you register to vote?

She is busy registering the students.

Roast the meat for two hours or until the meat thermometer registers 140 degrees.

an earthquake that registered 6.3 on the Richter scale

The team finally registered a victory after losing three games in a row.

In former times, only property owners could be registered as voters.

We registered at a hotel.

She registered as a Republican.

A surprise that he was unable to hide registered on his face.

The parts register perfectly.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: register
he/she/it: registers
present participle: registering
past tense: registered
past participle: registered
singular: register
plural: registers
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