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English definition of “register”

register

verb [I or T] (REALIZE)    /ˈredʒ.ɪ.stər/ US  /-stɚ/ informal
If something registers, someone realizes it and if someone registers something, they realize it: I did mention the address but I'm not sure that it registered (with him). I scarcely registered the fact that he was there.Apparent and obviousVisible
(Definition of register verb (REALIZE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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