Meaning of REGISTER in English


I. noun Etymology: Middle English registre, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin registrum, alteration of Late Latin regesta, plural, ~, from Latin, neuter plural of regestus, past participle of regerere to bring back, pile up, collect, from re- + gerere to bear Date: 14th century a written record containing regular entries of items or details, 2. a book or system of public records, a roster of qualified or available individuals , an entry in a ~, 4. a set of organ pipes of like quality ; stop , b. the range of a human voice or a musical instrument, a portion of such a range similarly produced or of the same quality, any of the varieties of a language that a speaker uses in a particular social context, a grille often with shutters for admitting heated air or for ventilation, registration , registry , 7. an automatic device ~ing a number or a quantity, a number or quantity so ~ed, cash ~ , a condition of correct alignment or proper relative position, a device (as in a computer) for storing small amounts of data, II. verb (~ed; ~ing) Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to make or secure official entry of in a ~, to enroll formally especially as a voter or student, to record automatically ; indicate , to make a record of ; note , perceive , to make or adjust so as to correspond exactly, to secure special protection for (a piece of mail) by prepayment of a fee, to convey an impression of ; express , achieve , intransitive verb 1. to enroll one's name in a ~ , to enroll one's name officially as a prerequisite for voting, to enroll formally as a student, 2. to correspond exactly, to be in correct alignment or ~, to make or convey an impression, III. noun Etymology: Middle English, probably alteration of registrer Date: circa 1532 registrar

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