Associations to the word «Register»

Wiktionary

REGISTER, noun. A formal recording of names, events, transactions etc.
REGISTER, noun. A book of such entries.
REGISTER, noun. An entry in such a book.
REGISTER, noun. The act of registering.
REGISTER, noun. A certificate issued by the collector of customs of a port or district to the owner of a vessel, containing the description of a vessel, its name, ownership, and other material facts. It is kept on board the vessel, to be used as evidence of nationality or as a muniment of title.
REGISTER, noun. One who registers or records; a registrar; especially, a public officer charged with the duty of recording certain transactions or events.
REGISTER, noun. A device that automatically records a quantity.
REGISTER, noun. The part of a telegraphic apparatus that automatically records the message received.
REGISTER, noun. (telecommunications) A list of received calls in a phone set.
REGISTER, noun. (computing) A small unit of very fast memory that is directly accessible to the central processing unit, and is mostly used to store inputs, outputs or intermediate results of computations.
REGISTER, noun. (printing) The exact alignment of lines, margins and colors.
REGISTER, noun. (printing) The inner part of the mould in which types are cast.
REGISTER, noun. (music) The range of a voice or instrument.
REGISTER, noun. (music) An organ stop.
REGISTER, noun. (linguistics) A style of a language used in a particular context
REGISTER, noun. A grille at the outflow of a ventilation duct.
REGISTER, noun. (mostly US) short form for cash register
REGISTER, verb. (transitive) To enter in a register.
REGISTER, verb. (transitive) To enroll, especially to vote.
REGISTER, verb. (transitive) To record, especially in writing.
REGISTER, verb. (transitive) To express outward signs.
REGISTER, verb. (transitive) (mail) To record officially and handle specially.
REGISTER, verb. (transitive) (printing) To adjust so as to be properly aligned.
REGISTER, verb. (intransitive) To place one's name, or have one's name placed in a register.
REGISTER, verb. (intransitive) To enroll as a student.
REGISTER, verb. (intransitive) To make an impression.
REGISTER, verb. (intransitive) To be in proper alignment.
REGISTER, verb. (legal) To voluntarily sign over for safe keeping, abandoning complete ownership for partial.
REGISTER OFFICE, noun. (British) The local office in which births, marriages and deaths are registered, and in which civil marriages are conducted
REGISTER TON, noun. (nautical) (obsolete) A unit of a ship's capacity equal to 100 cubic feet or 2.83 m3, see also gross register ton and net register ton.
REGISTER TONS, noun. Plural of register ton
REGISTER VARIABLE, noun. (computing) A variable whose value is stored directly in a register for faster access.
REGISTER VARIABLES, noun. Plural of register variable

Dictionary definition

REGISTER, noun. An official written record of names or events or transactions.
REGISTER, noun. (music) the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice or of different pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments.
REGISTER, noun. A book in which names and transactions are listed.
REGISTER, noun. (computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind.
REGISTER, noun. An air passage (usually in the floor or a wall of a room) for admitting or excluding heated air from the room.
REGISTER, noun. A regulator (as a sliding plate) for regulating the flow of air into a furnace or other heating device.
REGISTER, noun. A cashbox with an adding machine to register transactions; used in shops to add up the bill.
REGISTER, verb. Record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions.
REGISTER, verb. Record in a public office or in a court of law; "file for divorce"; "file a complaint".
REGISTER, verb. Enroll to vote; "register for an election".
REGISTER, verb. Be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?".
REGISTER, verb. Indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'".
REGISTER, verb. Have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties.
REGISTER, verb. Show in one's face; "Her surprise did not register".
REGISTER, verb. Manipulate the registers of an organ.
REGISTER, verb. Send by registered mail; "I'd like to register this letter".
REGISTER, verb. Enter into someone's consciousness; "Did this event register in your parents' minds?".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis