- the act of registering.
- an instance of this.
- an entry in a register.
- the group or number registered.
- an official act of registering one's name in the list of qualified voters.
- a certificate attesting to the fact that someone or something has been registered: a boat registration.
- the act or technique of registrating.
- the selection of stops made by an organist for a particular piece.
Origin of registration
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- the act of registering or state of being registered
- (as modifier)a registration number
- an entry in a register
- a group of people, such as students, who register at a particular time
- a combination of organ or harpsichord stops used in the performance of a piece of music
- a tax payable by the owner of a motor vehicle
- the period paid for
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1560s, from Middle French registration and directly from Medieval Latin registrationem (nominative registratio) "a registering," noun of action from past participle stem of registrare (see register (v.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper