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    record - Dictionary definition and meaning for word record

    Definition
    (noun) anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    Example Sentence
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
    Definition
    (noun) sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove Definition
    (noun) the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had
    Example Sentence
    • at 9-0 they have the best record in their league
    Definition
    (noun) the sum of recognized accomplishments
    Synonyms : track record
    Example Sentence
    • the lawyer has a good record
    • the track record shows that he will be a good president
    Definition
    (noun) a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone
    Synonyms : book , record book
    Example Sentence
    • Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'
    • his name is in all the record books
    Definition
    (noun) an extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport)
    Example Sentence
    • he tied the Olympic record
    • coffee production last year broke all previous records
    • Chicago set the homicide record
    Definition
    (noun) a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction
    Example Sentence
    • they could find no record of the purchase
    Definition
    (noun) a list of crimes for which an accused person has been previously convicted
    Synonyms : criminal record
    Example Sentence
    • he ruled that the criminal record of the defendant could not be disclosed to the court
    • the prostitute had a record a mile long
    Definition
    (verb) make a record of; set down in permanent form
    Synonyms : enter , put down
    Definition
    (verb) register electronically
    Synonyms : tape
    Example Sentence
    • They recorded her singing
    Definition
    (verb) indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments
    Synonyms : read , register , show
    Example Sentence
    • The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero
    • The gauge read `empty'
    Definition
    (verb) be aware of
    Synonyms : register
    Example Sentence
    • Did you register any change when I pressed the button?
    Definition
    (verb) be or provide a memorial to a person or an event
    Example Sentence
    • This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps
    • We memorialized the Dead
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