Definition of record
- record a deed
- voted in favor but recorded certain reservations
Be sure to record all your business expenditures.
There are similar events all throughout recorded history.
The thermometer recorded 40 degrees below zero.
A seismograph is a device that measures and records the intensity of earthquakes.
Please record the television program for me.
He recorded the birthday party with his new video camera.
He just recorded his latest album.
The show is recorded in front of a live audience.
The band spent all night recording.
: to write (something) down so that it can be used or seen again in the future : to produce a record of (something)
: to show a measurement of (something) : to indicate (something)
: to store (something, such as sounds, music, images, etc.) on tape or on a disk so that it can be heard or seen later : to produce a recording of (something)
: best or most remarkable among other similar things
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