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Definition of "record" []

  • To set down for preservation in writing or other permanent form. (verb-transitive)
  • To register or indicate: The clerk recorded the votes. (verb-transitive)
  • To register (sound or images) in permanent form by mechanical or electrical means for reproduction. (verb-transitive)
  • To register the words, sound, appearance, or performance of by such means: recorded the oldest townspeople on tape; recorded the violin concerto. (verb-transitive)
  • To record something. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "record" in a sentence
  • "Were some parts of it omitted, and false statements rectified, it might not do any harm; and perhaps it might be found advisable to adopt some plan of that kind, making a careful _record of the omissions_ to insert any future _misrepresentations_, and a like record of such _additions_ or _alterations_."
  • "I say, if you want to know where jazz is going, listen to a Bugge Wesseltoft record (it used to be _listen to a Miles Davis record_ but he's in heaven with Dizzy and the Duke). 5 solid stars."
  • "There are three methods I needed to create to get the basic behavior I wanted; Click here to jump to the video: ProjectViewUI renderActionsOn: html | record | super renderActionsOn: html. html button class: #record; callback: (record: = Record new. (self ..."