call/take the register

Definition of call/take the register

British
:to read out an official list of names
  • After the students were seated, the teacher called/took the register.

Word by Word Definitions

call play
  1. : to speak in a loud distinct voice so as to be heard at a distance : shout

  2. : to make a request or demand

  3. : to utter a characteristic note or cry

  1. : an act of calling with the voice : shout

  2. : an imitation of the cry of a bird or other animal made to attract it

  3. : an instrument used for calling

take play
  1. : to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

  2. : to seize or capture physically

  3. : to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. : a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

  2. : an act or the action of taking: such as

  3. : the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene

register play
  1. : a written record containing regular entries of items or details

  2. : a book or system of public records

  3. : a roster of qualified or available individuals

  1. : to make or secure official entry of in a register

  2. : to enroll formally especially as a voter or student

  3. : to record automatically : indicate

  1. : registrar


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