Translation of "record" - English-German dictionary


noun /ˈrekoːd, -kəd, (American) -kərd/

a written report of facts, events etc

die Aufzeichnung
historical records
I wish to keep a record of everything that is said at this meeting.

a round flat piece of (usually black) plastic on which music etc is recorded

die Platte
a record of Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony.

(in races, games, or almost any activity) the best performance so far; something which has never yet been beaten

der Rekord, Rekord…
He holds the record for the 1,000 metres
The record for the high jump was broken/beaten this afternoon
He claimed to have eaten fifty sausages in a minute and asked if this was a record
(also adjective) a record score.

the collected facts from the past of a person, institution etc

das Register
This school has a very poor record of success in exams
He has a criminal record.
recorder noun

a type of musical wind instrument, made of wood, plastic etc.

die Blockflöte

an instrument for recording on to tape.

das Aufnahmegerät
recording noun

something recorded on tape, a record etc

die Aufzeichnung
This is a recording of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.
record player noun

an electrical instrument which reproduces the sounds recorded on records.

der Plattenspieler
in record time

very quickly

in Rekordzeit
She won the race in record time.
off the record

(of information, statements etc) not intended to be repeated or made public

The Prime Minister admitted off the record that the country was going through a serious crisis.
on record


This is the coldest winter on record.

(Translation of “record” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)