register

[ rej-uh-ster ]
/ ˈrɛdʒ ə stər /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

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Origin of register

1350–1400; Middle English registre < Middle French, Old French < Medieval Latin registrum, regestrum, alteration of Late Latin regesta catalog, list, noun use of neuter plural of Latin regestus, past participle of regerere to carry back, pile up, collect, equivalent to re- re- + ges-, stem of gerere to bear + -tus past participle suffix; (v.) Middle English registren (< Middle French registrer) < Medieval Latin registrāre, derivative of registrum

OTHER WORDS FROM register

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH register

register registrar
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British Dictionary definitions for registerer

register
/ (ˈrɛdʒɪstə) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of register

registerer, nounregistrable, adjective

Word Origin for register

C14: from Medieval Latin registrum, from Latin regerere to transcribe, from re- + gerere to bear
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