Definitions of register

  1. To record, as in a register; enroll.
  2. To denote according to a scale.
  3. To enter in a list or record; enroll; record; as, to register one's name; to mark a record of; as, the thermometer registers 80 degrees.
  4. To enter in a register: to record.
  5. The compass of a voice or instrument; a specified portion of the compass of a voice, or a series of vocal tones of a given compass; as, the upper, middle, or lower register; the soprano register; the tenor register.
  6. A stop or set of pipes in an organ.
  7. To enroll one's name in a register.
  8. To write one's name in a list or record.
  9. register in a public office or in a court of law; " file for divorce"; " file a complaint"
  10. be aware of; " Did you register any change when I pressed the button?"
  11. enter into someone's consciousness; " Did this event register in your parents' minds?"
  12. send by registered mail; " I'd like to register this letter"
  13. manipulate the registers of an organ
  14. To record; to enter in a register. Parish register, a book in which are recorded the baptisms, marriages, and deaths of the parish. To make register, to make the pages and lines fall exactly on one another.
  15. To enter, or cause to be entered, in the record- book; to enrol.
  16. a cashbox with an adding machine to register transactions; used in shops to add up the bill
  17. a regulator ( as a sliding plate) for regulating the flow of air into a furnace or other heating device
  18. an air passage ( usually in the floor or a wall of a room) for admitting or excluding heated air from the room
  19. ( 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
  20. the timbre characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice
  21. a book in which names and transactions are listed
  22. ( 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
  23. record in a public office or in a court of law; " file for divorce"; " file a complaint"
  24. show in one's face; " Her surprise did not register"
  25. enroll to vote; " register for an election"
  26. record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions
  27. have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties
  28. To enter the name of the owner of ( a share of stock, a bond, or other security) in a register, or record book. A registered security is transferable only on the written assignment of the owner of record and on surrender of his bond, stock certificate, or the like.
  29. A written account or entry; an official or formal enumeration, description, or record; a memorial record; a list or roll; a schedule.
  30. A record containing a list and description of the merchant vessels belonging to a port or customs district.
  31. One who registers or records; a registrar; a recorder; especially, a public officer charged with the duty of recording certain transactions or events; as, a register of deeds.
  32. That which registers or records.
  33. A contrivance for automatically noting the performance of a machine or the rapidity of a process.
  34. The part of a telegraphic apparatus which records automatically the message received.
  35. A machine for registering automatically the number of persons passing through a gateway, fares taken, etc.; a telltale.
  36. The inner part of the mold in which types are cast.
  37. The correspondence of pages, columns, or lines on the opposite or reverse sides of the sheet.
  38. The correspondence or adjustment of the several impressions in a design which is printed in parts, as in chromolithographic printing, or in the manufacture of paper hangings. See Register, v. i. 2.
  39. To enroll; to enter in a list.
  40. To correspond in relative position; as, two pages, columns, etc. , register when the corresponding parts fall in the same line, or when line falls exactly upon line in reverse pages, or ( as in chromatic printing) where the various colors of the design are printed consecutively, and perfect adjustment of parts is necessary.
  41. An official written record; as, a register of births; the book containing such record; as, a school register; that which records; as, a cash register; a device for admitting heated air to an apartment; musical compass or range of a voice or instrument.
  42. A written record, regularly kept: the book containing the register: that which registers or records: that which regulates, as the damper of a furnace or stove: a stop or range of pipes on the organ, etc: the compass of a voice or of a musical instrument..
  43. A written record; list; damper of a stove or fine; stop of an organ.
  44. An official record; roll; list; schedule.
  45. Any registering apparatus; a device for regulating the admission of heated air to a room.
  46. The compass of a voice or an instrument.
  47. Written official record; the book in which such a register or record is kept; the officer who keeps the register; an apparatus for regulating the admission of air or heat; that which registers; a stop in an organ; musical compass.
  48. A written account, or entries in a book, of acts or proceedings for preservation and for reference; a record; the book in which the record is kept; that which regulates or adjusts; a written document issued to captains of foreign- bound vessels as evidence of nationality; in printing, a regulation of the forms, by which the lines of pages on one side of a sheet are printed exactly on the back of those on the other side; one of the inner parts of the mould in which printing- types are cast; the compass of a voice or instrument; in an organ, a sliding piece of wood perforated with a number of holes for regulating the admission of wind into the pipes; a stopper or sliding- plate for regulating the heat of a fire.