reg·is·ter 1 /'re-jə-stər/ n [Anglo-French registre, from Medieval Latin registrum, alteration of Late Latin regesta, pl., register, from Latin, neuter plural of regestus, past participle of regerere to bring back, pile up, collect]
1: a written record containing regular entries of items or details; specif: police register
2 a: a book or system of public records (as titles or patents)
b: a roster of qualified or available individuals
c: the formal record maintained by a corporation of the names and addresses of holders of its registered securities
4 [probably alteration of Middle English registrer registrar]: registrar
register 2 vb -tered, -ter·ing
1: to make or secure official entry of in a register
register a car
register a title
2: to enroll formally esp. as a voter or student
3: to secure special protection for (a piece of mail) by prepayment of a fee
1: to enroll one's name in a register
2: to enroll one's name officially as a prerequisite for voting

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun agenda, album, almanac, archive, arrangement, balance sheet, calendar, catalogue, chronicle, chronology, day book, diary, docket, ephemeris, file, invoice, journal, ledger, liber, list, log, log book, memorandum, minutes, notes, proceedings, record, registration book, roll, roster, schedule, tabulae, written record associated concepts: register a complaint, register to vote II verb book, calendar, catalogue, check in, chronicle, engage, enlist, enroll, enter, file, in album, index, inscribe, join, matriculate, note down, order, perscribere, post, program, record, reserve, schedule, sign in, sign up, subscribe, tabu las referre, tabulate associated concepts: register to vote III index account (evaluation), book, calendar (list of cases), calendar (record of yearly periods), date, digest (comprehend), docket, document, empanel, enroll, enter (record), file, file (place among official records), form (document), impanel, inscribe, inventory, itemize, join (associate oneself with), journal, ledger, marginalia, notary public, notation, poll (canvass), poll, program, record (noun), record (verb), roll, set down, subscribe (promise), survey (poll), tabulate

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

To enroll; to enter something in an official list or record.
(1) An official list; a compilation of public records.
(2) An officer who keeps public records.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

an official list recording names, events or transactions.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

In corporations, the record of shareholders, including information on the issuance and transfer of shares.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

v. To formally enter in a public list (as in register to vote); to make a record of (the defense registered an objection); to file a stock with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which is required before it can be offered for sale.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

To record, or enter precisely in a designated place, certain information in the public records as is mandated by statute. A book of public records.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

To record, or enter precisely in a designated place, certain information in the public records as is mandated by statute. A book of public records.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   in corporations, the record of shareholders, and issuance and transfer of shares on the records of the corporation.
   See also: corporation

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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