verb (t) /rəˈkɔd / (say ruh'kawd)

1. to set down in writing or the like, as for the purpose of preserving evidence.
2. to cause to be set down or registered: to record one's vote.
3. to indicate or state: they recorded a protest by sitting down in the streets.
4. to serve to relate or to tell of, as a written statement.
5. to set down or register in some permanent form, as instruments.
6. to transfer (sound and/or images) onto a recording medium, such as magnetic tape, CD-ROM, etc., for the purpose of reproduction: to record an opera; to record a television show.
7. to perform for the purposes of making a recording: the orchestra recorded a symphony.
verb (i) /rəˈkɔd / (say ruh'kawd)
8. to record something.
noun /ˈrɛkɔd / (say 'rekawd)
9. the act of recording.
10. the state or fact of being recorded, as in writing.
11. an account in writing or the like preserving the memory or knowledge of facts or events.
12. information or knowledge preserved in writing or the like.
13. a report, list, or aggregate of actions or achievements, as in the case of a person, an organisation, a horse, a ship, etc.: to have a good record.
14. Computers a self-contained grouping of data.
15. Victoria, Tasmania Australian Rules a booklet containing information about the week's round of football games. Compare WA, SA Australian Rules budget (def. 6).
16. any thing or person serving as a memorial.
17. the tracing, marking, or the like made by recording instrument.
18. a disc or, formerly, a cylinder, or other device having characteristic markings for reproducing sound, especially for use with a record-player or a gramophone; gramophone record.
19. the highest or farthest recorded degree attained; the best rate, amount, etc., attained, as in some form of sport: to break the record in the high jump.
20. an official writing intended to be preserved.
21. Law
a. the commitment to writing, as authentic evidence, of something having legal importance, especially as evidence of the proceedings or verdict of a court.
b. evidence preserved in this manner.
c. an authentic or official written report of proceedings of a court of justice.
adjective /ˈrɛkɔd / (say 'rekawd)
22. making or affording a record.
23. notable in the degree of attainment; surpassing all others: a record year for sales.
24. off the record, unofficially; without intending to be quoted.
25. on record, recorded in a publicly available document: he is on record as saying that Australia should become a republic.
{Middle English recorde(n), from Old French recorder, from Latin recordāri call to mind, remember}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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