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register

reg·is·ter

register

 
pronunciation:
re jih str
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a book used to record names, events, or other information.
The hotel kept a register of its guests.
similar words:
catalogue
definition 2: a cash register.
synonyms:
cash register
definition 3: a grate or other opening that lets heated or cooled air pass into a room.
synonyms:
duct, vent
definition 4: the range of notes that a musical instrument or voice can produce.
The singer chose a song with very high and low notes to show off her register.
synonyms:
range
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: registered, registering, registers
definition 1: to write down or enter in a record book or register.
The clerk asked me to register my license number.
synonyms:
enter, log
similar words:
lodge, note, record, sign, tally
definition 2: to show or express.
His face registered sadness.
synonyms:
show
similar words:
cast, indicate, reflect, reveal
definition 3: to show on a measuring device or scale.
The butcher piled bacon on the scale until it registered three pounds.
synonyms:
indicate, read, show
similar words:
cast, display, exhibit, reveal
definition 4: to have officially recorded to prevent loss or theft.
I registered the package at the post office before mailing it.
similar words:
insure
definition 5: to sign up for something by having one's name put on an official list.
Have you registered to vote yet?He registered in the army.
synonyms:
sign up
similar words:
enlist, join
derivation: registrable (registerable) (adj.)
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  • registered:
    having signed up for something; on an official list.
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  book, measure, music