Word family noun register registration registry verb register
From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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registerre‧gis‧ter1 /ˈredʒɪstə $ -ər/ ●●○ S3 W3 AWL noun 1 official list [countable]PGLIST an official list of names of people, companies etc, or a book that has this listregister of the official register of births, deaths, and marriages Have you signed the hotel register? Police want a national register of DNA samples.the electoral register (=official list of voters)call/take the register British English old-fashioned (=say the names of the students in a class, to check who is there)2 language style [countable, uncountable] technicalSL the words, style, and grammar used by speakers and writers in a particular situation or in a particular type of writingformal/informal register letters written in a formal register3 music [countable] technicalAPM the range of musical notes that someone’s voice or a musical instrument can reachthe upper/middle/lower register the upper register of the cello4 machine [countable]x-ref a cash register5 heating control [countable] American EnglishTPCONTROL a movable metal plate that controls the flow of air in a heating or cooling system SYN vent
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registerWhat is the difference between a register and a list in relation to data protection?a register of qualified translatorsKeep plants away from the hot air registers.Teachers were reminded that school attendance registers were actually legal documents.The result is a range of different genres of literary criticism and literary theory, to some extent distinguished by register.a check registera civil register of births, deaths, and marriagesWhy are there 1 million people missing from the electoral register?Is this one of the reasons why 1 million people are missing off the electoral register?Make sure your name is on the electoral register in good time.Business letters should be written in a formal register.Miller said stores typically are offered free register tape by private vendors who sell advertising space on the back of the tape.Hyatt signed the hotel guest register.Its high register gives brilliance and point when doubling at the octave phrases allotted to other wind instruments or to the violins.Despite this the government needs to give some thought to the practices of doctors not on the medical register.The railroad station is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.He claimed to be entitled to rectification of the register both as against the Hammonds and as against the building society.To find out about her family history, she looked through the register of births, marriages, and deaths.hotel registerEach guest must be the subject of a separate entry in the hotel register.the upper/middle/lower registerThe circlet is enriched by enamel plaques of Byzantine manufacture, alternating on the lower register with jewels en cabochon.
Related topics: Citizenship, Mail
registerregister2 ●●○ S3 W3 AWL verb 1 on a list [intransitive, transitive]PGCLIST to put someone’s or something’s name on an official list The tanker is registered in Rotterdam.register for How many students have registered for English classes?register with You must bring your insurance card with you when you register with a dentist or doctor.register a birth/death/marriage The baby’s birth was registered this registered (as) unemployed/disabled etc British English (=be on an official list of a particular group)2 state your opinion [transitive] formalSAY/STATE to officially state your opinion about something so that everyone knows what you think or feel The delegation registered a formal protest with US embassy officials Wednesday.3 realize [intransitive usually in negatives, transitive]REALIZE if something registers, or if you register it, you realize or notice it, and then remember it She had told me her name before, but I guess it didn’t register. I’d been standing there for several minutes before he registered my presence.4 measurement [intransitive, transitive]TM if an instrument registers an amount or if something registers on it, the instrument shows that amount The thermometer registered 98.6°. The earthquake registered 7.2 on the Richter scale.5 show a feeling [transitive] formalSHOW A FEELING OR ATTITUDE to show or express a feeling Her face registered shock and anger.6 mail [transitive] British EnglishTCM to send a package, letter etc by registered post Did you register the parcel?
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registerRare roast beef should register 115 degrees in the center when tested.The jelly is ready for bottling when the thermometer registers 165 degrees.The biggest quake registered 5.2 on the Richter scale.All endoscopically proved ulcer relapses were then registered.We were left with a grab bag of effects, only a modicum of which registered.When does an agreement need to be registered?You had to register a baby's birth within a month.It was only when I mentioned the money that she registered a flicker of interest.Caitlin watched his face, which registered a mixture of alarm and astonishment.They claimed that the new rules would discourage people from registering as unemployed.She told me her name, but it just didn't register at the time.Wind speeds registering between 70 and 100 mph have been recorded.Seems back in the 1970s a young Egan once registered briefly as a Commie.More than 4.3 million people registered for shares.Hundreds of thousands have registered in the wake of the march, he said, including 30,000 in Atlanta alone.The faces of the jury registered no emotion.Dyson is the boat's registered owner.This will change the voltage at any porthole whose current line is affected, and the appropriate voltmeter will register the fact.Owners had until the end of 1990 to register their weapons.Oh, I'd registered when I was eighteen, like everyone else.The new students were told that they must register with the University before they could claim their grants.Call or write to the consumer affairs board to register your complaint.register forWhen do you have to register for classes?registered ... protestNine Republicans either registered a protest by voting for no one specifically, or voted for some one else.Having registered his protest, would Ray be content to sit down?
From King Business Dictionaryregisterre‧gis‧ter1 /ˈredʒəstə-ər/ noun [countable] an official list containing the names of all the people, organizations etc of a particular typeThe Secretary of State maintains a register of those who have been disqualified from being company directors. charges register companies register directors register Land Charges Register Lloyd's Register members register property register proprietorship register share register transfer register see also cash registerregisterregister2 verb [transitive]1to record a name or details about someone or something in an official listTransfers of shares will not normally be registered after the close of business on the record registered (as something)people who are registered as unemployedregister somebody/something for somethingAre you registered for VAT?register somebody/something with somethingA new share issue must be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.2to show or record an amountHays Allen registered a 2.7% drop in fee income to £6.8 million for the year to 30 April.→ See Verb tableOrigin register1 (1300-1400) Old French registre, from Medieval Latin registrum, from Latin regerere to bring back