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). Barry Blitt, The New Yorker, "Bonus Daily Cartoon: Once Upon a Time . . . In Detroit," 1 Aug. 2019 Republican registration has declined precipitously. James P. Sutton, National Review, "Why the GOP Has Declined in California," 1 Aug. 2019 Adoption fee: $75, including microchip registration. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Playful pooch looking for new home," 29 July 2019 The registrations are a decent proxy of first-hand sales as cars need to be registered to drive on the road. Echo Huang, Quartz, "Tesla’s sales never recovered after Hong Kong cut a tax break," 29 July 2019 Tuesday, July 23 Male, 23, cited and released on suspicion of driving with a suspended/revoked license, failure to provide financial responsibility to a peace officer, and expired registration at 16th and Main streets. Ramona Sentinel, "Sheriff’s Reports: July 21-27," 29 July 2019 The early registration will allow a voter's identity to be verified by the state party through a multifactor ID system. NBC News, "Press 1 for Harris. Press 2 for Biden ...'Tele-voting' comes to the presidential race," 28 July 2019 Diesel registrations have slid to 36% of total sales across Europe in 2018, down from more than half in 2015. Los Angeles Times, "Fossil fuel vehicles hitting a dead end in Europe’s city centers," 27 July 2019 The agency botched voter registrations for 23,000 motorists last year, according to The San Francisco Chronicle. Adam Lashinsky, Fortune, "Can Anyone Fix the DMV?—Data Sheet," 25 July 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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