['rekɔːd] or ['rɛkərd]


(noun.) the sum of recognized accomplishments; 'the lawyer has a good record'; 'the track record shows that he will be a good president'.

(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'.

(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 record books'.

(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'.

(noun.) a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; 'they could find no record of the purchase'.

(noun.) the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had; 'at 9-0 they have the best record in their league'.

(verb.) register electronically; 'They recorded her singing'.

(verb.) make a record of; set down in permanent form.

(verb.) be aware of; 'Did you register any change when I pressed the button?'.

布兰得利整理--From WordNet


(v. t.) To recall to mind; to recollect; to remember; to meditate.

(v. t.) To repeat; to recite; to sing or play.

(v. t.) To preserve the memory of, by committing to writing, to printing, to inscription, or the like; to make note of; to write or enter in a book or on parchment, for the purpose of preserving authentic evidence of; to register; to enroll; as, to record the proceedings of a court; to record historical events.

(v. i.) To reflect; to ponder.

(v. i.) To sing or repeat a tune.

(v. t.) A writing by which some act or event, or a number of acts or events, is recorded; a register; as, a record of the acts of the Hebrew kings; a record of the variations of temperature during a certain time; a family record.

(v. t.) An official contemporaneous writing by which the acts of some public body, or public officer, are recorded; as, a record of city ordinances; the records of the receiver of taxes.

(v. t.) An authentic official copy of a document which has been entered in a book, or deposited in the keeping of some officer designated by law.

(v. t.) An official contemporaneous memorandum stating the proceedings of a court of justice; a judicial record.

(v. t.) The various legal papers used in a case, together with memoranda of the proceedings of the court; as, it is not permissible to allege facts not in the record.

(v. t.) Testimony; witness; attestation.

(v. t.) That which serves to perpetuate a knowledge of acts or events; a monument; a memorial.

(v. t.) That which has been, or might be, recorded; the known facts in the course, progress, or duration of anything, as in the life of a public man; as, a politician with a good or a bad record.

(v. t.) That which has been publicly achieved in any kind of competitive sport as recorded in some authoritative manner, as the time made by a winning horse in a race.



v. a. Register, enroll, chronicle, note, journalize, make an entry of, take down, jot down, make a memorandum of.

n. [1]. Register, account, note, chronicle, minute, memorandum, memoir.[2]. Vestige, trace, memorial.



SYN:Archives, annals, chronicles, proceedings,[See ANNALS]

SYN:Register, enter, note, chronicle

ANT:Obliviate, silentiate, suppress

SYN:Registry, entry, enrolment, list, index, catalogue, register, schedule, roll,scroll, enumeration, inventory, muniment, instrument, archive, memorandum,remembrance

ANT:Obliteration, oblivion, nonregistration, desuetude, obsolescence,immemoriality, disremembrance



v.t. to write anything formally to preserve evidence of it: to bear witness to: to register or enrol: to celebrate.—adj. Record′able able to be recorded worthy of record.—ns. Recordā′tion (Shak.) remembrance; Record′er one who records or registers esp. the rolls &c. of a city: a judge of a city or borough court of quarter-sessions: an old musical instrument somewhat like a flageolet but with the lower part wider than the upper and a mouthpiece resembling the beak of a bird: a registering apparatus in telegraphy; Record′ership the office of recorder or the time of holding it.

n. a register: a formal writing of any fact or proceeding: a book of such writings: a witness a memorial: memory remembrance: anything entered in the rolls of a court esp. the formal statements or pleadings of parties in a litigation.—n. Rec′ord-off′ice a place where public records are kept.—Beat or Break the record to outdo the highest achievement yet done; Close the record an act of a Scottish judge after each party has said all he wishes to say by way of statement and answer; Public records contemporary authenticated statements of the proceedings of the legislature and the judgments of those higher courts of law known as Courts of Record; Trial by record a common law mode of trial when a disputed former decision of the court is settled by producing the record.





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