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record

noun

1 record

Anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events.

Roget 33: superiority, majority; greatness etc. 31; advantage; pull; preponderance, preponderation; vantage ground, prevalence, partiality; personal superiority; nobility ... show more

Roget 771: security; guaranty, guarantee; gage, warranty, bond, tie, pledge, plight, mortgage, collateral, debenture, hypothecation, ... show more

Roget 692: conduct [actions of an individual agent]; behavior; deportment, comportment; carriage, maintien, demeanor, guise, bearing, manner, observance.    dealing, ... show more

Roget 551: trace, vestige, relic, remains; scar, cicatrix; footstep, footmark, footprint; pug; track mark, wake, trail, scent, ... show more

Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics; Zeitgeist.    [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more

Roget 467: evidence; facts, premises, data, praecognita [Lat.], grounds.    indication etc. 550; criterion etc. (test) 463.    testimony, ... show more

Dutch: verslag
Polish: zapis



2 record

Sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove.

synonyms: disc, disk, phonograph record, phonograph recording, platter.

Dutch: discus, draaischijf, grammofoonplaat, plaat, plaatje, single
Polish: płyta analogowa, płyta gramofonowa, płyta winylowa, winyl

3 record

The number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had.

4 record

The sum of recognized accomplishments:
— The lawyer has a good record.
— The track record shows that he will be a good president.

synonym: track record.

5 record

A compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone:
— Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'.
— His name is in all the record books.

synonyms: book, record book.

Dutch: bespreken, boeken, reserveren
Polish: dziennik

6 record

An extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport).

Dutch: record
Polish: rekord

7 record

A document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction.

8 record

A list of crimes for which an accused person has been previously convicted:
— He ruled that the criminal record of the defendant could not be disclosed to the court.
— The prostitute had a record a mile long.

synonym: criminal record.

Dutch: strafblad, strafregister

verb

1 record

Make a record of; set down in permanent form.

synonyms: enter, put down.

Roget 551: record; put on record, place on record; chronicle, calendar, hand down to posterity; keep up the memory etc. (remember) 505; commemorate etc. (celebrate) ... show more

Dutch: registreren, vastleggen

2 record

Register electronically:
— They recorded her singing.

synonym: tape.

Dutch: opnemen, tapen

3 record

Indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments.

synonyms: read, register, show.

Dutch: aflezen

4 record

Be aware of.

synonym: register.


Moby thesaurus: CD, Clio, Muse of history, accomplishment, accomplishments, account, account rendered, accounting, acme, acta, adventures, album, annals, annual, archives, authority, authorization, autobiography, be-all and end-all, biograph ... show more.

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