Synonyms of register


1. register, registry, written record, written account

usage: an official written record of names or events or transactions

2. register, timbre, timber, quality, tone

usage: (music) the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice or of different pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments

3. register, record

usage: a book in which names and transactions are listed

4. register, memory device, storage device

usage: (computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind

5. register, air passage, air duct, airway

usage: an air passage (usually in the floor or a wall of a room) for admitting or excluding heated air from the room

6. register, regulator

usage: a regulator (as a sliding plate) for regulating the flow of air into a furnace or other heating device

7. cash register, register, cashbox, money box, till

usage: a cashbox with an adding machine to register transactions; used in shops to add up the bill


1. register, record, enter, put down

usage: record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions

2. file, register, register

usage: record in a public office or in a court of law; "file for divorce"; "file a complaint"

3. register, enroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruit

usage: enroll to vote; "register for an election"

4. record, register

usage: be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?"

5. read, register, show, record, indicate

usage: indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'"

6. cross-file, register, campaign, run

usage: have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties

7. register, show, show up

usage: show in one's face; "Her surprise did not register"

8. register, play

usage: manipulate the registers of an organ

9. register, mail, post, send

usage: send by registered mail; "I'd like to register this letter"

10. register, affect

usage: enter into someone's consciousness; "Did this event register in your parents' minds?"

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