What does registration mean?

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

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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. Austin Police Department:

    The lack of cadet classes at APD over the last couple of years has contributed to an officer staffing shortage, in order to prioritize the Department’s ability to respond to 911 phone calls and keep the community safe, APD has had to reallocate some personnel from our support units back to patrol. The Sex Offender Apprehension and Registration Unit (SOAR) is one of the units affected by these staffing challenges and lost 3 officers who were re-assigned to patrol in the process. These officers’ duties and tasks while assigned to SOAR were to perform sex offender compliance checks, and to track down and arrest those with outstanding warrants. With the absence of these officers in the SOAR unit to assist with these tasks, the unit has limited capacity to perform these functions. There are currently 1 sergeant, 3 detectives, 1 full time civilian, and 2 part time civilians who now work in this unit.

  2. President Biden:

    That's what the law requires, that was the right thing to do. Whether it was in registration or getting out the vote, we had to be non-partisan. And that's what this legislation does.

  3. Jon Hatami:

    Under George Gascon’s ‘reforms,’ a 26-year-old admitted child molester is being housed with juveniles, she may be released early, back into the community, with no sex registration. Only innocent victims and the public suffer because of George Gascón’s so-called ‘progress.’.

  4. Steve Schale:

    Registration in its own right is an organizing tool, if your party’s out in communities, particularly in communities where we need to do better, building the kind of relationships in communities you have to build to successfully register voters, it’s going to have a kind of double-win impact. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Manny Diaz, chair of the Florida Democratic Party, acknowledged that Democrats had not been as aggressive in registering voters in previous years, though Manny Diaz added.

  5. Gurbir Grewal:

    As alleged in the complaint, Sun and others used an age-old playbook to mislead and harm investors by first offering securities without complying with registration and disclosure requirements and then manipulating the market for those very securities, at the same time, Sun paid celebrities with millions of social media followers to tout the unregistered offerings, while specifically directing that they not disclose their compensation.

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