register has definitions from the fields of business,music,accounting,law,politics,computer science
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[ verb ] record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions

Used in print

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

According_to a newspaper report of the 1961 statistics of the Church_of_England , the `` total of confirmed members is 9748000 , but only 2887671 are registered on the parochial church_rolls '' , and `` over 27 million people in England are baptized into the Church_of_England , but roughly only a tenth of them continue '' .

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[ verb ] (law) register in a public office or in a court of law

Synonyms

file

Examples

"file for divorce" "file a complaint"

Used in print

(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)

The Administration maintains a productive facilities inventory of small business industrial concerns that have voluntarily registered .

Related terms

law file file

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[ verb ] register to vote

Examples

"register for an election"

Used in print

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

In the Blue_Ridge meeting , the audience was warned that entering a candidate for governor would force it to take petitions out into voting_precincts to obtain the signatures of registered voters .

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

Both men and women of twenty-one years of_age could register and vote upon presenting proof of residence and identification .

Related terms

enroll

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[ verb ] be aware of

Synonyms

record

Examples

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

Used in print

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

Physically , a movie is possible because a series of images is projected one at_a_time at such a speed that the eye `` remembers '' the one that has gone before even as it registers the one now appearing .

(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)

Now she could let out the three parakeets without_fear they would be stepped_on or that Stowey would let them out one of the doors ; she could dust the plants , then break_off suddenly and pick_up an old novel and read from the middle on ; improvise cha-chas on the harp ; and finally , the best part of all , simply sit at the plank table in the kitchen with a bottle of wine and the newspapers , reading the ads as_well_as the news , registering nothing on her mind but letting her soul suspend itself above all wishing and desire .

Related terms

perceive

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[ verb ] indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments

Synonyms

show record read

Examples

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

Used in print

(Peter Wyden, "The Chances of Accidental War"...)

Its radar screens would register Soviet missiles shortly after they are launched against the United_States .

(Anne McCaffrey, "The Ship Who Sang," 7th...)

Her initial intelligence_tests registered above normal and her adaptation index was unusually high .

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[ noun ] an official written record of names or events or transactions

Synonyms

registry

Used in print

(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)

Purpose of this inventory is to include all eligible productive facilities in SBA 's facilities register so that the small business_concerns may have an opportunity to avail themselves of the services authorized by the Congress in establishing the Small_Business_Administration .

(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)

They visited the shipyards at Brest and Pierre had_to sign the register , vouching for the integrity of the visiting foreigner .

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[ 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

Used in print

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

For_example , to move ( as the score requires ) from the lowest F major register up_to a barely audible N minor in four seconds , not skipping , at_the_same_time , even one of the 407 fingerings , seems a feat too absurd to consider , and it is to the flautist 's credit that he remained silent throughout the passage .

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[ verb ] (politics) register as a candidate for several parties

Synonyms

cross-file

Used in print

(The Washington Post...)

About 1500 delegates are expected to register today for the biennial session of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish_Rite for the Southern_Jurisdiction of the United_States .

Related terms

campaign slate

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[ verb ] (music) manipulate the registers of an organ

Related terms

play music

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[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3537
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[ 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
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[ verb ] send by registered mail

Examples

"I'd like to register this letter"

Related terms

mail

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[ noun ] a regulator (as a sliding plate) for regulating the flow of air into a furnace or other heating device

Related terms

regulator furnace

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[ verb ] show in one's face

Examples

"Her surprise did not register"

Related terms

show record

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[ noun ] (accounting) a book in which names and transactions are listed
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[ verb ] enter into someone's consciousness

Examples

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

Related terms

affect record

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[ 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

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[ 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

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