- 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)
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Origin of register
OTHER WORDS FROM register
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH registerregister , registrar
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How to use register in a sentence
Filipinos make up nearly a fifth of registers nurses in California, according to a 2018 Board of Registered Nursing survey.Filipino Residents Have Been Hit Hard by COVID – But No One Knows Just How Hard|Maya Srikrishnan|February 1, 2021|Voice of San Diego
She doesn’t have a news anchor voice — one that is trained and practiced at staying at a low register.
It can guess basic demographic information like gender, who’s an employee—based on whether they go behind the register, even interactions between employees and customers.
Then it wandered into Walmart and found its owner working at the register.Puzzle swap celebrates jigsaw ‘barter culture’ amid pandemic chaos|Justin Wm. Moyer|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
Germany’s tech sector has hailed the government’s decision to allow some electronic-only securities—a move that paves the way for “crypto securities” to be entered into a blockchain-based register.Germany prepares to put some financial securities on the blockchain|David Meyer|December 16, 2020|Fortune
Annie Lee Cooper, well played by Winfrey, is shown trying but failing to register to vote.
Many dance instructors register their classes at gyms and teach women or men (separately) under the name of aerobics.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread|IranWire|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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
Even the valor of tragedy is denied to Daisy, “a woman born with a voice that lacks a tragic register.”
Girls are just like cats; they all like to mope around the register or the steam radiator in cold weather.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
He scrutinized the register, and found, to his satisfaction, that a Mr. Bowman of Boston was occupying room 106.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
You file some papers, you collate some register, you sign your name or your initials to some documents.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
If you have written since, your letter also has miscarried, as is much the rule in this part of the world, unless you register.
Have just had breakfast, written up one letter, register and close this.
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