Definition of RECORD

noun : RECORD

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; "the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques" ;

  • 3. (

    ) the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had; "at 9-0 they have the best record in their league" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the sum of recognized accomplishments; "the lawyer has a good record"; "the track record shows that he will be a good president" ;

  • 5. (

    ) a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone; "Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'"; "his name is in all the record books" ;

  • 6. (

    ) an extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport); "he tied the Olympic record"; "coffee production last year broke all previous records"; "Chicago set the homicide record" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase" ;

  • 8. (

    ) a list of crimes for which an accused person has been previously convicted; "he ruled that the criminal record of the defendant could not be disclosed to the court"; "the prostitute had a record a mile long" ;

verb : RECORD

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) register electronically; "They recorded her singing" ;

  • 3. (

    ) indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'" ;

  • 4. (

    ) be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?" ;

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