registration

noun

reg·​is·​tra·​tion ˌre-jə-ˈstrā-shən How to pronounce registration (audio)
1
: the act of registering
2
: an entry in a register
3
: the number of individuals registered : enrollment
4
a
: the art or act of selecting and adjusting pipe organ stops
b
: the combination of stops selected for performing a particular organ work
5
: a document certifying an act of registering

Examples of registration in a Sentence

A $75 registration fee is due. The police officer asked to see my driver's license and registration.
Recent Examples on the Web The program uses county-specific digital dashboards to help identify voter registration discrepancies. J.d. Davidson | The Center Square, Washington Examiner - Political News and Conservative Analysis About Congress, the President, and the Federal Government, 5 July 2024 The League of Women Voters attends most naturalization ceremonies to make the registration process easy. Nadia Scharf, The Indianapolis Star, 4 July 2024 The theater camp is free and open to the public; registration is required. Orlando Sentinel Staff, Orlando Sentinel, 3 July 2024 The five-member Howard County Ethics Commission — responsible for reviewing financial disclosure statements and lobbyist registration reports, investigating complaints, and more — is also appointed by the county executive and confirmed by the County Council. Lizzy Alspach, Baltimore Sun, 3 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for registration 

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1566, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of registration was circa 1566

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“Registration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/registration. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

registration

noun
reg·​is·​tra·​tion ˌrej-ə-ˈstrā-shən How to pronounce registration (audio)
1
: an act or the fact of registering
2
: something recorded in a register
3
: the number of individuals registered : enrollment
4
: a document certifying an act of registering
automobile registration

Legal Definition

registration

noun
reg·​is·​tra·​tion ˌre-jə-ˈstrā-shən How to pronounce registration (audio)
1
: the act of registering
2
: an entry in a register
3
: a document certifying an act of registering

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