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verb American English pronunciation: register /ˈredʒɪstər/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyregister
he/she/itregisters
present participleregistering
past tenseregistered
past participleregistered
 
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to put your name and other information on an official list in order to be allowed to vote, study, stay in a hotel, etc.

    Where do we go to register?

    register for:

    Have you registered for classes yet?

    register with:

    When you move, you need to register with the local draft board.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to put information about someone or something on an official list

      Births must be registered within 42 days.

      The company was originally registered in 1856.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to show as a particular measurement on a piece of equipment

    an earthquake registering 5.1 on the Richter scale

  3. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] to realize or notice something

    She did tell me she'd be out, but it didn't register.

    Austin stared at him, as if registering his presence for the first time.

  4. 4
    [transitive] formal to show your feelings about something in your face or voice

    George's look registered his confusion.

  5. 5
    [transitive] formal to make your opinion known publicly or officially

    demonstrators seeking to register a protest against the new law

    I decided to register a complaint with the manager.

  6. 7
    [transitive] mainly journalism to achieve something in a game or competition

    The Orioles registered their fourth home win in a row.

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