Definitions for record

Definitions for (noun) record

Main entry: track record, record

Definition: the sum of recognized accomplishments

Usage: the lawyer has a good record; the track record shows that he will be a good president

Main entry: record

Definition: an extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport)

Usage: he tied the Olympic record; coffee production last year broke all previous records; Chicago set the homicide record

Main entry: phonograph record, phonograph recording, platter, record, disc, disk

Definition: sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove

Main entry: criminal record, record

Definition: a list of crimes for which an accused person has been previously convicted

Usage: he ruled that the criminal record of the defendant could not be disclosed to the court; the prostitute had a record a mile long

Main entry: book, record, record book

Definition: a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone

Usage: Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'; his name is in all the record books

Main entry: record

Definition: anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events

Usage: the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques

Main entry: record

Definition: a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction

Usage: they could find no record of the purchase

Main entry: record

Definition: the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had

Usage: at 9-0 they have the best record in their league

Definitions for (verb) record

Main entry: record, memorialise, memorialize, commemorate, immortalise, immortalize

Definition: be or provide a memorial to a person or an event

Usage: This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps; We memorialized the Dead

Main entry: show, record, register, read

Definition: indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments

Usage: The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero; The gauge read `empty'

Main entry: record, tape

Definition: register electronically

Usage: They recorded her singing

Main entry: record, put down, enter

Definition: make a record of; set down in permanent form

Main entry: record, register

Definition: be aware of

Usage: Did you register any change when I pressed the button?

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