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Definition of "register" []

  • A formal or official recording of items, names, or actions. (noun)
  • A book for such entries. (noun)
  • An entry in such a record. (noun)
  • The act of registering. (noun)
  • A device that automatically records a quantity or number. (noun)

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 "register" in a sentence
  • "Hummingbird Collins tried very hard not to let her expression register the shock that her mind was feeling."
  • "Today being President's Day, the first opportunity Plainfield same-sex couples will have to register is tomorrow."
  • "In these vivid scenes we are often so completely converted into spectators, that a great poetical contemporary of our country thinks that even his dreams should not pass away unnoticed, and keeps what he calls a register of nocturnals."