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record

re·cord

record

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: rih kord
inflections: recorded, recording, records
definition 1: to put in writing.
The nurse recorded my height and weight in my health chart.
synonyms:
note
similar words:
document, enter, inscribe, log, put down, register, tally
definition 2: to copy by use of a mechanical or electronic device for later hearing or viewing.
The popular group recorded hundreds of songs.I recorded my favorite TV program so I could watch it later.
synonyms:
tape
similar words:
videotape
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: re krd
definition 1: a written account or other collection of information.
The historical record shows that Native Americans once owned this land.A record of our tax payments is kept at city hall.
synonyms:
history
similar words:
account, journal, statement
definition 2: a disk onto which recorded sounds have been copied.
She owns many rock-'n'-roll records.
synonyms:
disk
similar words:
album
definition 3: the greatest achievement in a particular field.
In 2001, Barry Bonds broke the record for the most home runs scored in a season.
definition 4: the written facts about one's past actions.
The student records are kept in the principal's office.
derivations: recordable (adj.), recorded (adj.)
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