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Verb: register  re-jis-tu(r)
  1. Record in writing; enter into a book of names, events or transactions
  2. (law) record in a public office or in a court of law
    "register for divorce";
    - file
  3. Enrol to vote
    "register for an election"
  4. Be aware of
    "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?";
    - record
  5. Indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments
    - read, show, record
  6. Have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties
    - cross-file
  7. Show in one's face
    "Her surprise did not register"
  8. (music) manipulate the registers of an organ
  9. Send by registered mail
    "I'd like to register this letter"
  10. Enter into someone's consciousness
    "Did this event register in your parents' minds?"
Noun: register  re-jis-tu(r)
  1. An official written record of names, events or transactions
    - registry
  2. (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
  3. A book in which names and transactions are listed
  4. (computing) 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
  5. An air passage (usually in the floor or a wall of a room) for admitting or excluding heated air from the room
  6. A regulator (as a sliding plate) for regulating the flow of air into a furnace or other heating device
  7. A cashbox with an adding machine to register transactions; used in shops to add up the bill
    - cash register, till
  8. (printing) the exact alignment of lines, margins and colours
  9. (linguistics) the style of a language used in a particular context

Derived forms: registered, registers, registering

Type of: affect, air duct, air passage, airway, campaign, cashbox, enrol [Brit, Cdn], enroll [N. Amer], enter, indicate, inscribe, mail, memory device, money box, play, post [Brit], put down, quality, record, recruit, regulator, run, send, show, show up, storage device, till, timber [non-standard], timbre, tone, written account, written record

Part of: computer memory, computer storage, furnace, memory, memory board, oven, storage, store

Encyclopedia: Register, Leonard