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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The Sailing Skills and Seamanship course fee is $35, plus $30 a registration fee for Lakewood residents and $40 for non-residents. Carol Kovach, cleveland.com, "Old River Shopping Area again welcomes Rocky River Fall Arts Festival on Sept. 14: West Shore Chatter," 10 Sep. 2019 The form and the $75 registration fee must be submitted by Sept. 30. Baltimore Sun Staff, baltimoresun.com, "Baltimore Blast to host open tryouts," 10 Sep. 2019 Twenty-five percent of registration fees will go toward inner-city youth swim lessons. Don Norcross, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Rebirth for historical swim at La Jolla Cove," 5 Sep. 2019 Another of the three bills would allow towns and cities to double the maximum surcharge on motor vehicle registration fees to $10. USA TODAY, "Cat burglar, prison bats, USS Arizona Memorial: News from around our 50 states," 4 Sep. 2019 Medical marijuana in Florida is not taxed, although patients have to pay for a qualified doctor visit, as well as follow-ups, and registration fees to the state. Marcia Heroux Pounds, sun-sentinel.com, "What legalizing recreational marijuana would mean for Florida," 30 Aug. 2019 For New Hampshire residents, the cost of a vanity license plate includes the price of your town/city and state registration fees, plus $40 for the Vanity Plate fee, plus a one time $8 fee, according to the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles. Alisha Ebrahimji, CNN, "A mom with a license plate that reads 'PB4WEGO' wins a battle with the state to keep it," 29 Aug. 2019 The strategist added that voters are already bitter about taxes because California’s are so high and the state just raised gas levies and vehicle registration fees a heap. George Skelton, The Mercury News, "Skelton: Proposition 13 is a political third rail in California," 27 Aug. 2019 The strategist added that voters are already bitter about taxes because California’s are so high and the state just raised gas levies and vehicle registration fees a heap. Los Angeles Times, "Proposition 13 is a political third rail in California. Changing it will be a hard sell," 26 Aug. 2019

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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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