Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To recall to mind; to recollect; to remember; to meditate.
[Obs.]“I it you record.”
To repeat; to recite; to sing or play.
They longed to see the day, to hear the lark
Recordher hymns, and chant her carols blest.
To preserve the memory of, by committing to writing, to printing, to inscription, or the like; to make note of; to write or enter in a book or on parchment, for the purpose of preserving authentic evidence of; to register; to enroll;
recordthe proceedings of a court; to
Those things that are
recordedof him . . . are written in the chronicles of the kings.
1 Esd. i. 42.
To record a deed,
etc., to have a copy of the same entered in the records of the office designated by law, for the information of the public.
To reflect; to ponder.
Praying all the way, and
recordingupon the words which he before had read.
To sing or repeat a tune.
Whether the birds or she
record, remembrance, attestation, record. See
A writing by which some act or event, or a number of acts or events, is recorded; a register;
recordof the acts of the Hebrew kings; a
recordof the variations of temperature during a certain time; a family
An official contemporaneous writing by which the acts of some public body, or public officer, are recorded;
recordof city ordinances; the
recordsof the receiver of taxes
An authentic official copy of a document which has been entered in a book, or deposited in the keeping of some officer designated by law.
An official contemporaneous memorandum stating the proceedings of a court of justice; a judicial record.
The various legal papers used in a case, together with memoranda of the proceedings of the court;
as, it is not permissible to allege facts not in the.
Testimony; witness; attestation.
John i. 32.
That which serves to perpetuate a knowledge of acts or events; a monument; a memorial.
That which has been, or might be, recorded; the known facts in the course, progress, or duration of anything, as in the life of a public man;
as, a politician with a good or a bad.
That which has been publicly achieved in any kind of competitive sport as recorded in some authoritative manner, as the time made by a winning horse in a race.
Court of record
(pron. r[GREEK]-k[GREEK]rd′ in Eng.),
a court whose acts and judicial proceedings are written on parchment or in books for a perpetual memorial.–
Debt of record,
a debt which appears to be due by the evidence of a court of record, as upon a judgment or a cognizance.–
Trial by record,
a trial which is had when a matter of record is pleaded, and the opposite party pleads that there is no such record. In this case the trial is by inspection of the record itself, no other evidence being admissible.
To beat the record, or
To break the record
to surpass any performance of like kind as authoritatively recorded;
to break the recordin a walking match
Records in many fields of endeavor are listed in the Guiness Book of World Records.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To register; to enroll; to write or enter in a book or on parchment, for the purpose of preserving authentic or correct evidence of a thing; as, to record the proceedings of a court; to record a deed or lease; to record historical events.
2.To imprint deeply on the mind or memory; as, to record the sayings of another in the heart.
3.To cause to be remembered.
So ev'n and morn recorded the third day.
4.To recite; to repeat. [Not in use.]
5.To call to mind. [Not in use.]