[ rej-uh-strey-shuh n ]
/ ˌrɛdʒ əˈstreɪ ʃən /


Nearby words

  1. registered representative,
  2. registered trademark,
  3. registrant,
  4. registrar,
  5. registrate,
  6. registration document,
  7. registration number,
  8. registration plate,
  9. registry,
  10. registry office

Origin of registration

1560–70; < Middle French < Medieval Latin registrātiōn- (stem of registrātiō). See registrate, -ion

Related forms Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for registration

British Dictionary definitions for registration


/ (ˌrɛdʒɪˈstreɪʃən) /


  1. the act of registering or state of being registered
  2. (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
  1. a tax payable by the owner of a motor vehicle
  2. the period paid for
Derived Formsregistrational, adjective

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Word Origin and History for registration



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