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  1. [noun] 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"

  2. [noun] the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had; "at 9-0 they have the best record in their league"

  3. [noun] 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"

  4. [noun] sound recording consisting of a disc with continuous grooves; formerly used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracked in the grooves
    Synonyms: phonograph phonograph ing, disk, disc, platter

  5. [noun] the sum of recognized accomplishments; "the lawyer has a good record"; "the track record shows that he will be a good president"
    Synonyms: track

  6. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: criminal

  7. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: book, book

  8. [noun] a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase"

  9. [verb] make a record of; set down in permanent form
    Synonyms: enter, put down

  10. [verb] register electronically; "They recorded her singing"
    Synonyms: tape

  11. [verb] indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'"
    Synonyms: read, register, show

  12. [verb] be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?"
    Synonyms: register

  13. [verb] be or provide a memorial to a person or an event; "This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps"; "We memorialized the Dead"
    Synonyms: commemorate, memorialize, memorialise, immortalize, immortalise


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