registration

noun reg·is·tra·tion \ ˌre-jə-ˈstrā-shən \
|Updated on: 7 Jul 2018

Definition of registration

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

  1. A registration fee is due.

  2. The police officer asked to see my driver's license and registration.

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First Known Use of registration

circa 1566

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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registration Synonyms

Synonyms

enrollment (also enrolment), registry;

Related Words

class, roster;

count, membership;



REGISTRATION Defined for English Language Learners

registration

Definition of registration for English Language Learners

  • : 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

  • : a document showing that something (such as a vehicle) has been officially registered


REGISTRATION Defined for Kids

registration

noun reg·is·tra·tion \ ˌre-jə-ˈstrā-shən \

Definition of registration for Students

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

Law Dictionary

registration

noun reg·is·tra·tion \ ˌre-jə-ˈstrā-shən \

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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