- the compass or range of a voice or an instrument.
- a part of this range produced in the same way and having the same quality: the head register; the upper register of the clarinet.
- (in an organ) a stop.
- a precise adjustment or correspondence, as of lines, columns, etc., especially on the two sides of a leaf.
- correct relation or exact superimposition, as of colors in color printing.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of register
Can be confusedregister registrar
Examples from the Web for register
Annie Lee Cooper, well played by Winfrey, is shown trying but failing to register to vote.
Nor are we told that she lost her job at a local nursing home after she tried to register to vote in 1964.
“They refused to register a case, saying the matter is out of their hands,” he told me.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I doubt Wills feels it is disgusting for pro-life activists to register voters at anti-abortion protests.
For example, under current law, every state resident can register to vote by mail.
There is only one exception, only one blot on the page, only one dark spot on the register.The King's Cup-Bearer|Amy Catherine Walton
A special compartment of the register might be kept for the reception of all such cases.Dactylography|Henry Faulds
The Parliament was only permitted to register the edicts of the Crown, but not to refuse them, as it claimed to do.Stray Pearls|Charlotte M. Yonge
Course it's all right for you to register this leader about not bein' scared of him.Torchy, Private Sec.|Sewell Ford
Mrs. Forsyth put the Pomeranian down at once and advanced toward the register.The Corner House Girls at School|Grace Brooks Hill
British Dictionary definitions for register
- the correct alignment of the separate plates in colour printing
- the exact correspondence of lines of type, columns, etc, on the two sides of a printed sheet of paper