registry


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to registry: Registry cleaner

reg·is·try

 (rĕj′ĭ-strē)
n. pl. reg·is·tries
1. The act of registering; registration.
2. The registered nationality of a ship.
3. A place for registering.
4.
a. A book for official records.
b. The place where such records are kept.

registry

(ˈrɛdʒɪstrɪ)
n, pl -tries
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a place where registers are kept, such as the part of a church where the bride and groom sign a register after a wedding. Also called: registrary
2. (Nautical Terms) the registration of a ship's country of origin: a ship of Liberian registry.
3. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) another word for registration
4. (Mechanical Engineering) another word for registration
5. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) another word for registration
6. (Communications & Information) another word for registration

reg•is•try

(ˈrɛdʒ ə stri)

n., pl. -tries.
1. the act of registering; registration.
2. a place where a register is kept; an office of registration.
3. an official record; register.
4. the state of being registered.
5. the nationality of a merchant ship as shown on its register.
[1475–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.registry - an official written record of names or events or transactionsregistry - 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
Translations
إدارَة السِّجِلات والمَحْفوظات
ohlašovací úřed
register
iktató
skráningarstofa
mestský úradobčiansky úrad
sicil dairesi

registry

[ˈredʒɪstrɪ]
A. Nregistro m, archivo m (Univ) → secretaría f general
servants' registryagencia f de colocaciones
B. CPD registry office Nregistro m civil
to get married at a registry officecasarse por lo civil
it was a registry office weddingfue una boda por lo civil

registry

[ˈrɛdʒstri] nbureau m de l'enregistrementregistry office n (British)bureau m de l'état civil
to get married in a registry office → se marier à la mairie

registry

n
Sekretariat nt; (in church) → Sakristei f; (Brit: = registry office) → Standesamt nt; port of registryHeimathafen m
(Comput) (of system files)Registry nt, → Registrierung f

registry

[ˈrɛdʒɪstrɪ] n (record office) → archivo; (in university) → segreteria

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.

registry

n registro; tumor — registro de tumores
References in classic literature ?
I replied, with all due deference to his experience (but with more deference, I am afraid, to his being Dora's father), that perhaps it was a little nonsensical that the Registry of that Court, containing the original wills of all persons leaving effects within the immense province of Canterbury, for three whole centuries, should be an accidental building, never designed for the purpose, leased by the registrars for their Own private emolument, unsafe, not even ascertained to be fire-proof, choked with the important documents it held, and positively, from the roof to the basement, a mercenary speculation of the registrars, who took great fees from the public, and crammed the public's wills away anyhow and anywhere, having no other object than to get rid of them cheaply.
There was no danger that his dead wife would be recognized: those were not days of active inquiry and wide report; and as for the registry of their marriage, that was a long way off, buried in unturned pages, away from every one's interest but his own.
I know you, Rose; you'll be careless about the papers--no woman ever realizes how important it is to have the facts for the certificates of registry and transfer just right.
This fellow is madly, insanely, in love with her, but some two years ago, when he was only a lad, and before he really knew her, for she had been away five years at a boarding-school, what does the idiot do but get into the clutches of a barmaid in Bristol and marry her at a registry office?
I have wired to get his name and address from the Official Registry.
We were quietly married at a registry office, and we returned to Norfolk a wedded couple.
It's all done in five minutes at a Registry Office nowadays, if you think the Church service a little florid--which it is, though there are noble things in it.
I keep a special registry book of the poisons sold by me.
Instantly the entire sphere burst into a mighty whispering, sharp with protest, almost twanging goldenly, if a whisper could possibly be considered to twang, rising higher, sinking deeper, the two extremes of the registry of sound threatening to complete the circle and coalesce into the bull-mouthed thundering he had so often heard beyond the taboo distance.
Anthony's last words to Flora referred to the registry office where they were married ten days later.
After leaving the Registry Office Flora de Barral and Roderick Anthony had gone for a walk in a park.
Would you come round with me to the registry office?
Full browser ?