Meaning of register

Definition of register

(noun) an official written record of names or events or transactions
(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
a book in which names and transactions are listed
(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
an air passage (usually in the floor or a wall of a room) for admitting or excluding heated air from the room
a regulator (as a sliding plate) for regulating the flow of air into a furnace or other heating device
a cashbox with an adding machine to register transactions; used in shops to add up the bill
(verb) record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions
record in a public office or in a court of law; "file for divorce"; "file a complaint"
enroll to vote; "register for an election"
be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?"
indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'"
have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties
show in one's face; "Her surprise did not register"
manipulate the registers of an organ
send by registered mail; "I'd like to register this letter"
enter into someone's consciousness; "Did this event register in your parents' minds?"

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