- 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
OTHER WORDS FROM register
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH registerregister registrar
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Example sentences 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.Angry About Ferguson? Oppose Voter ID Laws |Jacob Lupfer |August 26, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
For example, under current law, every state resident can register to vote by mail.Hey, Eric Holder: Voter ID Isn't Stuck in 1965 |Ron Christie |August 12, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
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 timbre characteristic of a certain manner of voice productionSee head voice, chest voice
- any of the stops on an organ as classified in respect of its tonal qualitythe flute 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