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Definition

[n] the sum of recognized accomplishments; "the lawyer has a good record"; "the track record shows that he will be a good president"
[n] an extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport); "he tied the Olympic record"; "coffee production last year broke all previous records"; "Chicago set the homicide record"
[n] sound recording consisting of a disc with continuous grooves; formerly used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracked in the grooves
[n] 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"
[n] 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 recordbooks"
[n] anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; "the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques"
[n] a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase"
[n] the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had; "at 9-0 they have the best record in their league"
[v] register electronically
[v] make a record of; set down in permanent form
[v] be or provide a memorial to a person or an event; "This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps"; "We memorialized the Dead"
[v] indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'"
[v] be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?"

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Antonyms

delete, erase