Re·cord v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recorded; p. pr. & vb. n. Recording.]
1. To recall to mind; to recollect; to remember; to meditate. [Obs.] “I it you record.”
2. To repeat; to recite; to sing or play. [Obs.]
They longed to see the day, to hear the lark
Record her hymns, and chant her carols blest. --Fairfax.
3. 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; as, to record the proceedings of a court; to record historical events.
Those things that are recorded of him . . . are written in the chronicles of the kings. --1 Esd. i. 42.
To record a deed, mortgage, lease, etc., to have a copy of the same entered in the records of the office designated by law, for the information of the public.
adj 1: set down or registered in a permanent form especially on
film or tape for reproduction; "recorded music" [ant:
2: made a matter of official record; "a properly recorded deed
to the property" [ant: unrecorded]
3: (of securities) having the owner's name entered in a
register; "recorded holders of a stock"
4: recorded or listed in a directory; "a recorded number"