"registering" in the verb sense
record in writing enter into a book of names or events or transactions
2. file, register
record in a public office or in a court of law
"file for divorce"
"file a complaint"
enroll to vote
"register for an election"
4. record, register
be aware of
"Did you register any change when I pressed the button?"
5. read, register, show, record
indicate a certain reading of gauges and instruments
"The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"
"The gauge read `empty'"
6. cross-file, register
have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties
show in one's face
"Her surprise did not register"
manipulate the registers of an organ
send by registered mail
"I'd like to register this letter"
enter into someone's consciousness
"Did this event register in your parents' minds?"
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