- an official list or record, for example of births, marriages, and deaths, of shipping, or of historic places；a book or record of attendance, for example of students in a class or school or guests in a hotel
- enter or record on an official list or directory；enter one's name and other details on an official list or directory
verb: register, 3rd person present: registers, gerund or present participle: registering, past tense: registered, past participle: registered
noun: register, plural noun: registers
- 1. an official list or record, for example of births, marriages, and deaths, of shipping, or of historic places a membership register 同義詞
- ▪ a book or record of attendance, for example of students in a class or school or guests in a hotel the system requires teachers to take the register at each lesson I had signed the register with my new name
- 2. a particular part of the range of a voice or instrument his voice moved up a register she plays a basset horn and relishes the duskiness of its lower register 同義詞
- ▪ a sliding device controlling a set of organ pipes which share a tonal quality.
- ▪ a set of organ pipes so controlled.
- 3. a variety of a language or a level of usage, as determined by degree of formality and choice of vocabulary, pronunciation, and syntax, according to the communicative purpose, social context, and social status of the user.
- 4. the exact correspondence of the position of color components in a printed positive it was reproduced in full color but unfortunately out of register
- ▪ the exact correspondence of the position of printed matter on the two sides of a page.
- 5. (in electronic devices) a location in a store of data, used for a specific purpose and with quick access time.
- 6. an adjustable plate for widening or narrowing an opening and regulating a draft, especially in a fire grate.
- 7. one of a number of bands or sections into which a design is divided the central register shows a Roman Emperor on horseback
- 8. North American short for cash register
- 1. enter or record on an official list or directory the vessel is registered as Liberian her father was late in registering her birth 同義詞
- ▪ enter one's name and other details on an official list or directory 34,500 registered to vote 同義詞
- ▪ put one's name in a register as a guest in a hotel we had a light supper after we'd registered and unpacked
- ▪ North American (of a couple to be married) have a list of wedding gifts compiled and kept at a store for consultation by gift buyers at the store's bridal registry single people can register for gifts even if they are not getting married
- ▪ entrust (a letter or parcel) to a post office for transmission by registered mail it is highly recommended that you register the letter containing your supporting documents
- 2. (of an instrument) detect and show (a reading) automatically the electroscope was too insensitive to register the tiny changes 同義詞
- ▪ (of an event) give rise to a specified reading on an instrument the blast registered 5.4 on the Richter scale
- 3. express or convey (an opinion or emotion) I wish to register an objection he did not register much surprise at this. 同義詞
- ▪ (of an emotion) show in a person's face or gestures nothing registered on their faces
- ▪ properly notice or become aware of (something) he had not even registered her presence
- ▪ make an impression on a person's mind the content of her statement did not register 同義詞
- 4. correspond or cause to correspond exactly in position they are adjusted until the impressions register