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 for register
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  register
      n 1: an official written record of names or events or
           transactions [syn: register, registry]
      2: (music) the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range
         and manner of production of the human voice or of different
         pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments
      3: a book in which names and transactions are listed
      4: (computer science) memory device that is the part of computer
         memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold
         information of a specific kind
      5: an air passage (usually in the floor or a wall of a room) for
         admitting or excluding heated air from the room
      6: a regulator (as a sliding plate) for regulating the flow of
         air into a furnace or other heating device
      7: a cashbox with an adding machine to register transactions;
         used in shops to add up the bill [syn: cash register,
         register]
      v 1: record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or
           transactions
      2: record in a public office or in a court of law; "file for
         divorce"; "file a complaint" [syn: file, register]
      3: enroll to vote; "register for an election"
      4: be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the
         button?" [syn: record, register]
      5: indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The
         thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge
         read `empty'" [syn: read, register, show, record]
      6: have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties
         [syn: cross-file, register]
      7: show in one's face; "Her surprise did not register"
      8: manipulate the registers of an organ
      9: send by registered mail; "I'd like to register this letter"
      10: enter into someone's consciousness; "Did this event register
          in your parents' minds?"

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