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Overview of noun record

The noun record has 8 senses? (first 7 from tagged texts)
1. (26) record

(anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; "the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques")

2. (23) phonograph record, phonograph recording, record, disk, disc, platter

(sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove)

3. (7) record

(the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had; "at 9-0 they have the best record in their league")

4. (6) record, track record

(the sum of recognized accomplishments; "the lawyer has a good record"; "the track record shows that he will be a good president")

5. (3) record, record book, book

(a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone; "Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'"; "his name is in all the record books")

6. (3) record

(an extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport); "he tied the Olympic record"; "coffee production last year broke all previous records"; "Chicago set the homicide record")

7. (1) record

(a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase")

8. criminal record, record

(a list of crimes for which an accused person has been previously convicted; "he ruled that the criminal record of the defendant could not be disclosed to the court"; "the prostitute had a record a mile long")


Overview of verb record

The verb record has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (34) record, enter, put down

(make a record of; set down in permanent form)

2. (9) record, tape

(register electronically; "They recorded her singing")

3. (4) read, register, show, record

(indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'")

4. record, register

(be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?")

5. commemorate, memorialize, memorialise, immortalize, immortalise, record

(be or provide a memorial to a person or an event; "This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps"; "We memorialized the Dead")

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