Synonyms of record


1. record, evidence

usage: 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. phonograph record, phonograph recording, record, disk, disc, platter, sound recording, audio recording, audio

usage: sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove

3. record, number

usage: the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had; "at 9-0 they have the best record in their league"

4. record, track record, accomplishment, achievement

usage: the sum of recognized accomplishments; "the lawyer has a good record"; "the track record shows that he will be a good president"

5. record, record book, book, fact

usage: 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"

6. record, attainment

usage: 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"

7. record, document

usage: a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase"

8. criminal record, record, list, listing

usage: 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"


1. record, enter, put down, save, preserve

usage: make a record of; set down in permanent form

2. record, tape, record, enter, put down

usage: register electronically; "They recorded her singing"

3. read, register, show, record, indicate

usage: indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'"

4. record, register

usage: be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?"

5. commemorate, memorialize, memorialise, immortalize, immortalise, record, remind

usage: be or provide a memorial to a person or an event; "This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps"; "We memorialized the Dead"

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Definition and meaning of record (Dictionary)