Definition of Record:

  1. Set down in writing or some other permanent form for later reference, especially officially.

  2. Convert (sound or a performance) into permanent form for later reproduction.

  3. A thing constituting a piece of evidence about the past, especially an account kept in writing or some other permanent form.

  4. The sum of the past achievements or actions of a person or organization; a person or things previous conduct or performance.

  5. A thin plastic disk carrying recorded sound, especially music, in grooves on each surface, for reproduction by a record player.

  6. (especially in sports) the best performance or most remarkable event of its kind that has been officially measured and noted.

  7. All documented information, regardless of its characteristics, media, physical form, and the manner it is recorded or stored. Records include accounts, agreements, books, drawings, letters, magnetic/optical disks, memos, micrographics, etc. Generally speaking, records function as evidence of activities, whereas documents function as evidence of intentions.

  8. Document that memorializes and provides objective evidence of activities performed, events occurred, results achieved, or statements made. Records are created/received by an organization in routine transaction of its business or in pursuance of its legal obligations. A record may consist of two or more documents.

Synonyms of Record

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How to use Record in a sentence?

  1. We analyzed the record s to obtain all of the information pertaining to the transactions as the vital statistics were included.
  2. You should keep a written record.
  3. I didnt realize that the record store was all out of the record I wanted to buy and it made me upset and angry too.
  4. They were recording a guitar recital.
  5. Keeping a good record of an important event will allow you to look back on it fondly and reminisce from time to time.
  6. He held the world record for over a decade.
  7. The safety record at the airport.
  8. Im listening to records in my room.
  9. They were asked to keep a diary and record everything they ate or drank.

Meaning of Record & Record Definition