Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “register”

register

verb [I or T] (PUT ON LIST)    /ˈredʒ.ɪ.stər/ US  /-stɚ/
B1 to put information , especially your name , into an official list or record : I registered the car in my name . Within two weeks of arrival all foreigners had to register with the local police . Students have to register for the new course by the end of April .Writing and typing
(Definition of register verb (PUT ON LIST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of register

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Writing & typing, but you might be interested in these topics from the Reading & writing topic area:

Definitions of “register” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

familiarity

a good knowledge of something, or the fact that you know it so well

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More