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 law also requires the registration of all NFA firearms with the Secretary of the Treasury. Victoria Rodriguez, Seventeen, "A Timeline of the Second Amendment and Gun Control in the U.S.," 1 May 2019 Eric Powers of Kern County, Calif., was fined $35,000 for violating reporting and registration requirements under the Bank Secrecy Act, FinCEN said. Kristin Broughton, WSJ, "Treasury Bureau Issues First Penalty for Peer-to-Peer Digital Currency Exchange," 18 Apr. 2019 The kids race is free and registration can be done online. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Here's where you can grab a drink in Milwaukee's southwest suburbs this week," 14 May 2018 Judge Miller ruled the male-only draft registration unconstitutional, and cited a couple of reasons. Andrew Moseman, Popular Mechanics, "Why a Judge Ruled the Males-Only Military Draft Unconstitutional," 25 Feb. 2019 That's a massive increase from the 2,811 new registrations in September and 951 in August. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Taylor Swift's Political Post Was Followed by a Huge Surge in Voter Registration," 9 Oct. 2018 The site also lists information on first-time voter registration. Emily Stewart, Vox, "Diamond and Silk, Fox & Friends’ favorite black Trump supporters, explained," 5 Feb. 2019 Similar registration laws already exist in cities like Barcelona, New Orleans, Paris, San Francisco, and across Japan, which all require hosts to file their home-share businesses with the city. Meredith Carey, Condé Nast Traveler, "New York City Could Lose Many of Its 50,000 Airbnbs," 19 July 2018 The indictment says one of the intrusions came that summer, on a vendor whose software is used to verify voter registration information. CBS News, "Top state election officials meet amid security concerns," 14 July 2018

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First Known Use of registration

circa 1566, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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