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reg·is·ter

 (rĕj′ĭ-stər)
n.
1.
a. A formal or official recording of items, names, or actions.
b. A book for such entries.
c. An entry in such a record.
2. The act of registering.
3. A device that automatically records a quantity or number.
4. Computers A part of the central processing unit used as a storage location.
5. An adjustable, grill-like device through which heated or cooled air is released into a room.
6. A state of proper alignment: to be in register.
7. Printing
a. Exact alignment of the lines and margins on the opposite sides of a leaf.
b. Proper positioning of colors in color printing.
8. Music
a. The range of an instrument or a voice.
b. A part of such a range.
c. A group of matched organ pipes; a stop.
9. A variety or level of language used in a specific social setting: speaking in an informal register; writing in a scientific register.
v. reg·is·tered, reg·is·ter·ing, reg·is·ters
v.tr.
1.
a. To enter in an official register.
b. To enroll officially or formally, especially in order to vote or attend classes.
2.
a. To set down in writing: registered the events of the day in his diary.
b. To express or make known: registered his dissatisfaction with the chef.
3.
a. To indicate (data). Used of an instrument or scale.
b. To be indicated as: The earthquake registered 6.8 on the Richter scale.
4. To give outward signs of; express: Her face registered surprise.
5. To attain or achieve: registered a new high in sales.
6. To cause (mail) to be officially recorded and specially handled by payment of a fee.
7. To adjust so as to be properly aligned.
v.intr.
1. To place or cause placement of one's name in a register.
2. To have one's name officially placed on a list of eligible voters.
3. To enroll as a student.
4. To have a list of gifts for preferred wedding presents, as at a store. Used of a couple.
5. To be indicated on an instrument or a scale.
6. To be shown or expressed, as on the face: The teacher's reprimand did not register on the students' faces.
7. To make an impression; be recorded in the mind: The warning failed to register.
8. To be in proper alignment.

[Middle English registre, from Old French, from Medieval Latin registrum, alteration of Late Latin regesta, from Latin, neuter pl. past participle of regerere, to record : re-, re- + gerere, to carry.]

reg′is·ter·er n.
reg′is·tra·ble (-ĭ-strə-bəl) adj.

register

(ˈrɛdʒɪstə)
n
1. an official or formal list recording names, events, or transactions
2. the book in which such a list is written
3. an entry in such a list
4. (Mechanical Engineering) a recording device that accumulates data, totals sums of money, etc: a cash register.
5. (Mechanical Engineering) a movable plate that controls the flow of air into a furnace, chimney, room, etc
6. (Computer Science) computing one of a set of word-sized locations in the central processing unit in which items of data are placed temporarily before they are operated on by program instructions
7. (Music, other) music
a. the timbre characteristic of a certain manner of voice production. See head voice, chest voice
b. any of the stops on an organ as classified in respect of its tonal quality: the flute register.
8. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing
a. the correct alignment of the separate plates in colour printing
b. the exact correspondence of lines of type, columns, etc, on the two sides of a printed sheet of paper
9. (Linguistics) a form of a language associated with a particular social situation or subject matter, such as obscene slang, legal language, or journalese
10. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the act or an instance of registering
11. (Mechanical Engineering) the act or an instance of registering
12. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the act or an instance of registering
13. (Communications & Information) the act or an instance of registering
vb
14. (tr) to enter or cause someone to enter (an event, person's name, ownership, etc) on a register; formally record
15. to show or be shown on a scale or other measuring instrument: the current didn't register on the meter.
16. to show or be shown in a person's face, bearing, etc: his face registered surprise.
17. (intr) to have an effect; make an impression: the news of her uncle's death just did not register.
18. (Communications & Information) to send (a letter, package, etc) by registered post
19. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) printing to adjust (a printing press, forme, etc) to ensure that the printed matter is in register
20. (Mechanical Engineering) (often foll by: with) (of a mechanical part) to align (with another part)
21. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) military to bring (a gun) to bear on its target by adjustment according to the accuracy of observed single rounds
[C14: from Medieval Latin registrum, from Latin regerere to transcribe, from re- + gerere to bear]
ˈregisterer n

reg•is•ter

(ˈrɛdʒ ə stər)

n.
1. a book in which records of events, names, etc., are kept.
2. a list or record of such events, names, etc.
3. an entry in such a record or list.
4. an official document issued to a merchant ship as evidence of its nationality.
5. registration or registry.
6. a mechanical device by which certain data are automatically recorded.
8.
a. the compass or range of a voice or an instrument.
b. a part of this range produced in the same way and having the same quality.
9. a device for controlling the flow of warmed air or the like through an opening.
10. proper relationship between two plane surfaces in photography, as corresponding plates in photoengraving.
11. a precise adjustment or correspondence, as of lines or columns, esp. on the two sides of a printed leaf.
12. a variety of language typically used in a specific type of communicative setting: an informal register.
13. a high-speed storage location in a computer's CPU, used to store a related string of bits, as a word or phrase.
v.t.
14. to enter or cause to be entered in a register.
15. to cause (mail) to be recorded upon delivery to a post office for safeguarding against loss, damage, etc., during transmission.
16. to enroll (a student, voter, etc.).
17. to indicate by a record or scale, as instruments do.
18. to adjust (fire) on a known point.
19. to show (surprise, joy, anger, etc.), as by facial expression or by actions.
20. to document (a merchant ship engaged in foreign trade).
v.i.
21. to enter one's name or cause it to be entered in a register; enroll.
22. to show: A smile registered on her face.
23. to have some effect; make some impression.
[1350–1400; registre < Middle French, Old French < Medieval Latin registrum alter. of Late Latin regesta catalog, list, n. use of neuter pl. of Latin regestus, past participle of regerere to carry back, pile up, collect =re- re- + gerere to bear, wear]
reg′is•tra•ble, reg′is•ter•a•ble, adj.

register

In cartography, the correct position of one component of a composite map image in relation to the other components, at each stage of production.

Register

 a list or catalogue—Wilkes.
Examples: register of my belief, 1817; of fate, 1726.

register


Past participle: registered
Gerund: registering

Imperative
register
register
Present
I register
you register
he/she/it registers
we register
you register
they register
Preterite
I registered
you registered
he/she/it registered
we registered
you registered
they registered
Present Continuous
I am registering
you are registering
he/she/it is registering
we are registering
you are registering
they are registering
Present Perfect
I have registered
you have registered
he/she/it has registered
we have registered
you have registered
they have registered
Past Continuous
I was registering
you were registering
he/she/it was registering
we were registering
you were registering
they were registering
Past Perfect
I had registered
you had registered
he/she/it had registered
we had registered
you had registered
they had registered
Future
I will register
you will register
he/she/it will register
we will register
you will register
they will register
Future Perfect
I will have registered
you will have registered
he/she/it will have registered
we will have registered
you will have registered
they will have registered
Future Continuous
I will be registering
you will be registering
he/she/it will be registering
we will be registering
you will be registering
they will be registering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been registering
you have been registering
he/she/it has been registering
we have been registering
you have been registering
they have been registering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been registering
you will have been registering
he/she/it will have been registering
we will have been registering
you will have been registering
they will have been registering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been registering
you had been registering
he/she/it had been registering
we had been registering
you had been registering
they had been registering
Conditional
I would register
you would register
he/she/it would register
we would register
you would register
they would register
Past Conditional
I would have registered
you would have registered
he/she/it would have registered
we would have registered
you would have registered
they would have registered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.register - an official written record of names or events or transactionsregister - an official written record of names or events or transactions
cadaster, cadastre - a public register showing the details of ownership and value of land; made for the purpose of taxation
written account, written record - a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
check register - a register of checks issued (usually in numeric order)
studbook - official record of the pedigree of purebred animals especially horses
rent-roll - a register of rents; includes the names of tenants and the amount of rent they pay
2.register - (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
timbre, tone, quality, timber - (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"
head register, head tone, head voice - the higher ranges of the voice in speaking or singing; the vibrations of sung notes are felt in the head
chest register, chest tone, chest voice - the lower ranges of the voice in speaking or singing
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
3.register - a book in which names and transactions are listed
record - a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase"
accounting system, method of accounting, accounting - a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts
inventory - (accounting) the value of a firm's current assets including raw materials and work in progress and finished goods
payroll, paysheet - a list of employees and their salaries; "the company had a long payroll"
4.register - (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
accumulator register, accumulator - (computer science) a register that has a built-in adder that adds an input number to the contents of the register
counter - (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers)
index register - (computer science) a register used to determine the address of an operand
computer memory, computer storage, memory board, store, memory, storage - an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
memory device, storage device - a device that preserves information for retrieval
shift register - (computer science) register in which all bits can be shifted one or more positions to the left or to the right
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
5.register - an air passage (usually in the floor or a wall of a room) for admitting or excluding heated air from the room
air duct, air passage, airway - a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
6.register - a regulator (as a sliding plate) for regulating the flow of air into a furnace or other heating device
furnace - an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
regulator - any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
7.register - a cashbox with an adding machine to register transactionsregister - a cashbox with an adding machine to register transactions; used in shops to add up the bill
adding machine, totaliser, totalizer - a calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions
cashbox, money box, till - a strongbox for holding cash
Verb1.register - record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions
record, enter, put down - make a record of; set down in permanent form
file, register - record in a public office or in a court of law; "file for divorce"; "file a complaint"
patent - grant rights to; grant a patent for
enrol, enroll, recruit, inscribe, enter - register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
list - include in a list; "Am I listed in your register?"
book - register in a hotel booker
2.register - record in a public office or in a court of law; "file for divorce"; "file a complaint"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
trademark - register the trademark of; "The company trademarked their new gadget"
register - record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions
3.register - enroll to vote; "register for an election"
enrol, enroll, recruit, inscribe, enter - register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
4.register - be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?"
register - enter into someone's consciousness; "Did this event register in your parents' minds?"
register - show in one's face; "Her surprise did not register"
5.register - indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'"
say - indicate; "The clock says noon"
show - give evidence of, as of records; "The diary shows his distress that evening"
strike - indicate (a certain time) by striking; "The clock struck midnight"; "Just when I entered, the clock struck"
indicate - to state or express briefly; "indicated his wishes in a letter"
6.register - have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties
campaign, run - run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who's running for treasurer this year?"
slate - enter on a list or slate for an election; "He was slated for borough president"
7.register - show in one's face; "Her surprise did not register"
record, register - be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?"
show up, show - be or become visible or noticeable; "His good upbringing really shows"; "The dirty side will show"
8.register - manipulate the registers of an organ
music - musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
play - perform music on (a musical instrument); "He plays the flute"; "Can you play on this old recorder?"
9.register - send by registered mail; "I'd like to register this letter"
mail, send, post - cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"
10.register - enter into someone's consciousness; "Did this event register in your parents' minds?"
affect - act physically on; have an effect upon; "the medicine affects my heart rate"
record, register - be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?"

register

noun
1. list, record, roll, file, schedule, diary, catalogue, log, archives, chronicle, memorandum, roster, ledger, annals registers of births, deaths and marriages
verb
1. enrol, sign on or up, enlist, list, note, enter, check in, inscribe, set down Have you come to register at the school?
2. record, catalogue, chronicle, take down We registered his birth.
3. show, record, read, display, indicate The meter registered loads of 9 and 10 kg.
4. show, mark, record, reflect, indicate, betray, manifest, bespeak Many people registered no symptoms when they became infected.
5. express, say, show, reveal, display, exhibit Workers stopped work to register their protest.
6. (Informal) have an effect, get through, sink in, make an impression, tell, impress, come home, dawn on What I said sometimes didn't register in her brain.

register

noun
A series, as of names or words, printed or written down:
verb
1. To place on a list or in a record:
2. To give a precise indication of, as on a register or scale:
3. To come as a realization:
dawn on (or upon), sink in, soak in.
Translations
سِجِلسِجِلّيَتَسَجَّليُسَجِّلُيُسَجِّل
rejstříkseznamsoutiskukazovatzapisovač
registrerevise=-fortegnelsefortegnelseindskrive sig
rekisterirekisteröidärekisteröintiäänialailmaista
registarupisati se
ajánlva ad felanyakönyvbejegyez
láta skrá, setja í ábyrgîskráskrá sigsÿna
登録する登録簿
등록등록하다
civilinės metrikacijos biurascivilinių aktų registratoriusregistracijos knygaregistracijos numerisregistras
ierakstītiereģistrētpiereģistrētiessarakstsžurnāls
poslať doporučenezapísať do matriky
registriratiseznamvknjižitivpisati sevpisnik
registerregistrera
ทะเบียนลงทะเบียน
đăng kýsổ sách

register

[ˈredʒɪstəʳ]
A. N
1. (= list) (in hotel) → registro m; (in school) → lista f; [of members] → lista f, registro m
the register of births, marriages and deathsel registro civil
to call or take the registerpasar lista
see also electoral, parish
2. (Mus) [of instrument, voice] → registro m
3. (Ling) → registro m
there's a difference of or in register between the two termsexiste una diferencia de registro entre los dos términos
4. (also cash register) → caja f registradora
5. (Tech) (= gauge of speed, numbers) → indicador m
6. (= air vent) → rejilla f de ventilación
7. (Comput) → registro m
B. VT
1. (= record) [+ fact, figure] → registrar, hacer constar; [+ birth, marriage, death] → registrar, inscribir; [+ company, property] → registrar; [+ car, ship] → matricular, registrar; [+ letter] → certificar
are you registered with a doctor?¿está inscrito en la lista de pacientes de algún médico?
to be registered to voteestar inscrito en el censo electoral
to be registered blind/disabledestar registrado como ciego/minusválido
2. (= show) [+ reading] → marcar, indicar; [+ improvement, reduction] → experimentar
the petrol gauge was registering emptyel indicador de gasolina marcaba or indicaba que el depósito estaba vacío
production has registered a big fallla producción ha experimentado un descenso considerable
3. (= express) [+ emotion] → manifestar, mostrar; [+ protest, support] → expresar, manifestar; [+ complaint] → presentar
he registered no surpriseno manifestó or mostró sorpresa alguna
C. VI
1. (= sign on) (with agency, for course or conference) → inscribirse; (at hotel) → registrarse (Univ) [student] → matricularse, inscribirse
to register with a doctorinscribirse en la lista de un médico
to register as unemployedregistrarse como parado
to register with the policedar parte a la policía
to register to voteinscribirse or registrarse en el censo electoral
2. (= be understood) it doesn't seem to have registered with herno parece haber hecho mella en ella
when it finally registeredcuando por fin cayó en la cuenta
3. (= show) [reading] → ser detectado; [emotion] → manifestarse
surprise registered on her facela sorpresa se manifestó en su cara
D. CPD register office N = registry office

register

[ˈrɛdʒɪstər]
n
(= official record) → registre m
registers of births, deaths and marriages → les registres des naissances, des décès et des mariages
(in hotel)registre m
He signed the register at the hotel → Il a signé le registre de l'hôtel.
(in school)cahier m d'appel
When I read out your name on the register, please reply "yes" or "present" → Lorsque je lis votre nom sur le cahier d'appel, vous êtes priés de répondre "oui" ou "présent".
to call the register → faire l'appel
vt
(= add to list) [+ person] → inscrire
(with doctor, dentist) to be registered with sb → être inscrit(e) auprès de qn
(= declare officially) [+ birth, death] → déclarer; [+ company] → enregistrer
to be registered as sth [product] → être enregistré(e) comme qch
Over 53,000 people are officially registered as missing
BUT Plus de 53 000 personnes sont officiellement déclarées disparues.
to register o.s. as sth → s'enregistrer comme qch
[+ amount, measurement] → enregistrer
The inflation index registered a 7.8% annual rate → L'inflation a enregistré un taux annuel de 7,8%.
The earthquake registered 5.3 points on the Richter scale
BUT Le séisme a atteint une magnitude de 5,3 points sur l'échelle de Richter.; Le séisme a atteint 5,3 points sur l'échelle de Richter.
(= show) [person, face] [+ feeling, opinion] → manifester
Her face registered disbelief → Son visage manifestait de l'incrédulité.
to register a protest → protester
[+ vehicle] → immatriculer
vi
(= sign up for something) → s'inscrire
to register for a class → s'inscrire à un cours
(with doctor, dentist) to register with sb → s'inscrire auprès de qn
(= officially declare something) → s'enregistrer
to register as sth → s'enregistrer comme qch
(at hotel)signer le registre
[show up] (on instrument)être enregistré(e)
(make impression)être enregistré(e)
I told them to leave, but I don't think it registered → Je leur ai dit de partir mais je ne pense pas que cela ait été enregistré.
Sometimes what I said didn't register in her brain
BUT Parfois, ce que je disais ne s'enregistrait pas dans son cerveau.

register

n
(= book)Register nt; (at school) → Namensliste f; (in hotel) → Gästebuch nt; (of members etc)Mitgliedsbuch nt; to take the registerdie Namen aufrufen; register of births, deaths and marriagesPersonenstandsbuch nt; register of wills (US, person) → Testamentsbeamte(r) m
(Tech, = recording device) → Registriergerät nt; (for controlling airflow) → Klappe f ? cash register
(Mus) → Register nt; (= organ stop)Registerzug m
(Ling) → (Sprach)ebene f, → Register nt (geh)
(Typ) → Register nt
vt
(authorities: = record formally) → registrieren; (in book, files) → eintragen; fact, figureerfassen; he is registered (as) disabled/blinder hat einen Schwerbehinderten-/Sehbehindertenausweis ? registered a
(individual: = have recorded) birth, marriage, death, (Comm) company, trademarkanmelden, eintragen lassen; vehicle, child at school etc, candidateanmelden; studenteinschreiben; to register interestsein Interesse anmelden; to register a protestProtest anmelden
(= indicate) (machine) speed, quantity, rainfall, temperatureregistrieren; (face, expression) happiness, disapprovalzum Ausdruck bringen; his face registered surprisedie Überraschung zeigte sich in seinem Gesichtsausdruck; he registered no emotioner zeigte keine Gefühlsbewegung
(Post) lettereinschreiben ? registered b
(Typ) → in Register bringen
(= realize)registrieren; I registered the fact that he had goneich registrierte, dass er gegangen war
vi
(on electoral list etc) → sich eintragen; (in hotel) → sich anmelden; (student)sich einschreiben, sich immatrikulieren; to register with a doctor/dentistsich bei einem Arzt/Zahnarzt auf die Patientenliste setzen lassen; to register with the policesich polizeilich melden; to register for a coursesich für einen Kurs anmelden; (Univ) → einen Kurs belegen
(inf: = be understood) it hasn’t registered (with him)er hat es noch nicht registriert

register

[ˈrɛdʒɪstəʳ]
1. n (gen) → registro; (of members) → elenco
the register of births, marriages and deaths → l'anagrafe f
2. vt
a. (fact, birth, death) → registrare; (vehicle) → immatricolare; (trademark) → depositare; (complaint, dissatisfaction) → sporgere
to register a protest → presentare un esposto
b. (Post) (letter) → assicurare (Rail) (luggage) → spedire assicurato/a
c. (indicate, speed, temperature) → registrare, segnare; (dismay, disbelief, surprise) → dar segno di, mostrare
3. vi
a. (for class) → iscriversi; (for work) → mettersi in lista; (at hotel) → firmare il registro
to register with a doctor → mettersi nella lista di un medico come paziente
to register for a course → iscriversi a un corso
b. (have impact, become clear) it didn't register (with me)non me ne sono reso conto

register

(ˈredʒistə) noun
(a book containing) a written list, record etc. a school attendance register; a register of births, marriages and deaths.
verb
1. to write or cause to be written in a register. to register the birth of a baby.
2. to write one's name, or have one's name written, in a register etc. They arrived on Friday and registered at the Hilton Hotel.
3. to insure (a parcel, letter etc) against loss in the post.
4. (of an instrument, dial etc) to show (a figure, amount etc). The thermometer registered 25C.
ˈregistered adjective
a registered letter.
ˌregiˈstrar (-ˈstraː) noun
1. a person whose duty it is to keep a register (especially of births, marriages and deaths).
2. in the United Kingdom etc one of the grades of hospital doctors.
ˈregistryplural ˈregistries noun
an office or place where registers are kept.
register office / registry office
an office where records of births, marriages etc are kept and where marriages may be performed.
registration number (also licence number)
the letters and numbers which a car, bus etc has on a plate at the front and rear.

register

سِجِلّ, يُسَجِّلُ registrovat se, rejstřík register, registrere Register, registrieren (sich) εγγράφομαι, μητρώο registrar, registro kirjata rekisteriin, rekisteri registre, s'inscrire registar, upisati se registrare, registro 登録する, 登録簿 등록, 등록하다 register, registreren register, registrere rejestr, zarejestrować registar, registo, registrar, registro журнал, регистрировать register, registrera ทะเบียน, ลงทะเบียน kayıt, kayıt yaptırmak đăng ký, sổ sách 登记, 登记簿
References in classic literature ?
He hasn't arrived yet," said Tom, after glancing over the names on the hotel register and not seeing Professor Bumper's among them.
The record of the marriage will be found in the register of that church--a copy of it is now in my possession.
Jacques," returned Defarge, drawing himself up, "if madame my wife undertook to keep the register in her memory alone, she would not lose a word of it--not a syllable of it.
The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner.
Agnes laughed again at her own penetration, and told me that if I were faithful to her in my confidence she thought she should keep a little register of my violent attachments, with the date, duration, and termination of each, like the table of the reigns of the kings and queens, in the History of England.
When one of them is born, it is reckoned ominous, and their birth is recorded very particularly so that you may know their age by consulting the register, which, however, has not been kept above a thousand years past, or at least has been destroyed by time or public disturbances.
Though we have here the register and certificate of the sentence of every one of these wretches, this is no time to take them out or read them; come and ask themselves; they can tell if they choose, and they will, for these fellows take a pleasure in doing and talking about rascalities.
No doubt the assembled stomachs were impatient; for on the appearance of the register of mortgages--who had no defect except that of having married for her money an intolerable old woman, and of perpetrating endless puns, at which he was the first to laugh--the gentle murmur by which such late-comers are welcomed arose.
We can SEE an angle, because we, in the region of Space, can see two straight lines inclined to one another; but you, who can see nothing but one straight line at a time, or at all events only a number of bits of straight lines all in one straight line -- how can you ever discern any angle, and much less register angles of different sizes?
You see, you gentlemen have, to the best of my knowledge, taken your whole register of human advantages from the averages of statistical figures and politico-economical formulas.
Have you not observed that the captain of your little vessel, on entering the roadstead, sent forward, in order to obtain permission to enter the port, a little boat bearing his logbook and the register of his voyagers?
Villefort opened a large register, then went to a table, from the table turned to his registers, and then, turning to Morrel, --