What does registration mean?

Definitions for registration
ˌrɛdʒ əˈstreɪ ʃənreg·is·tra·tion

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word registration.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. registration, enrollment, enrolmentnoun

    the act of enrolling

  2. registration, enrollmentnoun

    the body of people (such as students) who register or enroll at the same time

  3. registrationnoun

    a document certifying an act of registering

  4. registrationnoun

    (music) the sound property resulting from a combination of organ stops used to perform a particular piece of music; the technique of selecting and adjusting organ stops

  5. adjustment, registration, readjustmentnoun

    the act of adjusting something to match a standard


  1. registrationnoun

    the act of signing up or registering for something

    Complete the registration process

  2. registrationnoun

    that which registers or makes something official, e.g. the form or paper that registers

    Did you submit your car registration yet?

  3. registrationnoun

    alignment, e.g. of colors or other elements in a printing process

  4. registrationnoun

    the location where guests register, especially with a hotel.

    The elevators are just past registration.

  5. registrationnoun

    The art of selecting and combining the stops or registers of an organ.


  1. registration

    Registration is the process of recording or enrolling officially and systematically, usually in written form in a register, ledger, database, or system. This term can refer to various contexts, such as enrolling in an academic course, registering a vehicle or a product, or signing up for a service. It typically involves providing essential information, often for the purpose of tracking, verification, or security.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Registration

    the act of registering; registry; enrollment

  2. Registration

    the art of selecting and combining the stops or registers of an organ

  3. Etymology: [LL. registratio, or F. rgistration. See Register, v.]


  1. Registration

    Registration is the technique of choosing and combining the stops of a pipe organ in order to produce a particular sound. Registration can also refer to a particular combination of stops. The registration chosen for a particular piece will be determined by a number of factors, including the composer's indications, the time and place in which the piece was composed, the organ the piece is played upon, and the acoustic in which the organ resides.

Editors Contribution

  1. registration

    The act and process of to register.

    They did register their intention for marriage about 6 months before to ensure it was legal.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 24, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'registration' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4185

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'registration' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3971

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'registration' in Nouns Frequency: #1635

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of registration in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of registration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of registration in a Sentence

  1. Felipe Munoz:

    Halfway through the registration we have 203,989 Venezuelans registered, there's still a month left, (Registration) does not change their migration status, it's not for food vouchers, for aid, or for voting, this is so the Colombian government has information that allows it to design a humanitarian policy within our fiscal restrictions, but always with empathy and generosity.

  2. White House:

    H.R. 1 would prohibit commonsense efforts to clean up voting-rolls to limit opportunities for voting fraud, the bill would also require States to adopt online registration, same-day registration, and automatic voter registration, thus imposing a one-size-fits-all standard for weighing the competing values of voter access and voting integrity.

  3. Colin Greenwood:

    In none of the cases examined in this study was the existence of these gun registration records of any assistance in detecting a crime and no one questioned during the course of this study could offer any evidence to establish the value of the system of registering weapons.

  4. James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology:

    As we’ve already seen with exfiltrated voter registration databases and the endless methods of poisoning manufacturer updates, manipulating DRE and optical scan machines and bypassing air gap defense, the state election official’s illusion of security is being pummeled by the reality of cyberattack.

  5. Croatian Interior Minister Ranko Ostojic:

    As far as people are concerned, they can enter Croatia, our border is ready and open for any other car without Serbian registration. Buses with Serbian registration will not enter into Croatia.

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