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'record' - used as a noun
1. anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
2. the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had
at 9-0 they have the best record in their league
3. an extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport)
he tied the Olympic record
coffee production last year broke all previous records
Chicago set the homicide record
4. sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
5. the sum of recognized accomplishments
the lawyer has a good record
the track record shows that he will be a good president
6. a list of crimes for which an accused person has been previously convicted
he ruled that the criminal record of the defendant could not be disclosed to the court
the prostitute had a record a mile long
7. a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone
Al Smith used to say, 'Let's look at the record'
his name is in all the record books
8. a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction
they could find no record of the purchase

'record' - used as a verb
9. make a record of; set down in permanent form
10. register electronically
They recorded her singing
11. indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments
12. be aware of
13. be or provide a memorial to a person or an event

derived forms
1. Record / Plural
records
2. Record / Past
recorded
3. Record / Third Person
records
4. Record / Present Participle
recording
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