registration

noun
reg·​is·​tra·​tion | \ ˌre-jə-ˈstrā-shən How to pronounce registration (audio) \

Definition of registration

1 : the act of registering
2 : an entry in a register
3 : the number of individuals registered : enrollment
4a : 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

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Synonyms for registration

Synonyms

enrollment (also enrolment), registry

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Examples of registration in a Sentence

A $75 registration fee is due. The police officer asked to see my driver's license and registration.

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Use of and/or registration on any portion of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (updated 5/25/18) and Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement (updated 5/25/18). Avi Steinberg, The New Yorker, "Daily Cartoon: Thursday, July 18th," 18 July 2019 One beer at every bar is included in the registration. Houston Chronicle, "The Go List: Screwed Up Yoga, Colombian Fest Internacional," 18 July 2019 Leonard received registrations for trademarks of the logo, which Nike says was improper. Patrick Danner, ExpressNews.com, "Nike slaps Kawhi Leonard with counter suit over hand logo," 18 July 2019 With no record associating mother and son, Krell was able to find the boy only by using a list of alien registration numbers given to immigrants when they are detained. Anita Chabria, Los Angeles Times, "Refugee mothers separated at border to sue Trump administration for $3 million each," 17 July 2019 The registration number, 162H, matched the one on the sporting watercraft rented by the couple, the release said. Taylor Romine And Dakin Andone, CNN, "The Jet Ski ridden by two Americans missing in Barbados has been found," 7 July 2019 Once registered with the city, a host will be given a home-sharing registration number to post on all listings or advertisements. Hailey Mensik, latimes.com, "L.A.’s new Airbnb rules bar short-term rentals of second homes and some apartments," 3 July 2019 Under the new law, circulators can’t start gathering signatures until the secretary of state assigns them a registration number. Ryan Randazzo, azcentral, "Marijuana, landlords and horse racing: What Arizona Gov. Ducey decided on final bills," 10 June 2019 The most costly assets at Mr. Ghosn’s disposal were the series of private jets that Nissan had purchased over the last 18 years, each decked out with a vanity-plate registration number: N155AN. Patricia Kowsmann, WSJ, "The Fall of the House of Ghosn," 16 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of registration

circa 1566, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of registration was circa 1566

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registration

noun

English Language Learners Definition of registration

: the act or process of entering information about something in a book or system of public records
: the act or process of entering names on an official list
US : a document showing that something (such as a vehicle) has been officially registered

registration

noun
reg·​is·​tra·​tion | \ ˌre-jə-ˈstrā-shən How to pronounce registration (audio) \

Kids Definition of registration

1 : the act of entering on an official list Kindergarten registration begins today.
2 : a document showing that something is registered a car registration

registration

noun
reg·​is·​tra·​tion | \ ˌre-jə-ˈstrā-shən How to pronounce registration (audio) \

Legal Definition of registration

1 : the act of registering
2 : an entry in a register
3 : a document certifying an act of registering

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