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record

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a relating of events usually in the order in which they happened
  • the town paper published a record of the debate, as well as a synopsis of each candidate's stance on the major questions

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2 an account of important events in the order in which they happened
  • historical records on the rise of the Roman Empire are plentiful

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record

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of record (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make a written note of
  • the reporter recorded the events of the evening in her notebook for later reference

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2 to put (someone or something) on a list
  • he was recorded as having been a passenger on that ill-fated ship, but his body was never recovered

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The first known use of record was in the 14th century

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“Record.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/record. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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