Meaning of record

re•cord

Pronunciation: (v.ri-kôrd'n., adj.rek'&schward), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to set down in writing or the like, as for the purpose of preserving evidence.
  2. to cause to be set down or registered: to record one's vote.
  3. to state or indicate: He recorded his protest, but it was disregarded.
  4. to serve to relate or to tell of: The document records that the battle took place six years earlier.
  5. to set down or register in some permanent form, as on a seismograph.
  6. to set down, register, or fix by characteristic marks, incisions, magnetism, etc., for the purpose of reproduction by a phonograph or magnetic reproducer.
  7. to make a recording of: The orchestra recorded the 6th Symphony.
—v.i.
  1. to record something; make a record.
—n.
—adj.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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