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Definition of Record


  1. To recall to mind; to recollect; to remember; to meditate.
  2. To repeat; to recite; to sing or play.
  3. To preserve the memory of, by committing to writing, to printing, to inscription, or the like; to make note of; to write or enter in a book or on parchment, for the purpose of preserving authentic evidence of; to register; to enroll; as, to record the proceedings of a court; to record historical events.
  4. To reflect; to ponder.
  5. To sing or repeat a tune.
  6. A writing by which some act or event, or a number of acts or events, is recorded; a register; as, a record of the acts of the Hebrew kings; a record of the variations of temperature during a certain time; a family record.
  7. An official contemporaneous writing by which the acts of some public body, or public officer, are recorded; as, a record of city ordinances; the records of the receiver of taxes.
  8. An authentic official copy of a document which has been entered in a book, or deposited in the keeping of some officer designated by law.
  9. An official contemporaneous memorandum stating the proceedings of a court of justice; a judicial record.
  10. The various legal papers used in a case, together with memoranda of the proceedings of the court; as, it is not permissible to allege facts not in the record.
  11. Testimony; witness; attestation.
  12. That which serves to perpetuate a knowledge of acts or events; a monument; a memorial.
  13. That which has been, or might be, recorded; the known facts in the course, progress, or duration of anything, as in the life of a public man; as, a politician with a good or a bad record.
  14. That which has been publicly achieved in any kind of competitive sport as recorded in some authoritative manner, as the time made by a winning horse in a race.


More "Record" Quotations

Record Translations

record in Afrikaans is plaat, registreer, rapport, register, skyf
record in Danish is skive
record in Dutch is discus, plaat, grammofoonplaat, schijf
record in Finnish is kiekko, kirjata
record in French is enregistrent, enregistrez, enregistrons, record
record in German is Schallplatte, aufzeichnen, satz
record in Italian is nota, registrare, record, fetta, registrare
record in Norwegian is innskrive
record in Portuguese is registar, registro
record in Swedish is grammofonskiva, urkund, registrera, rekord