Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 551 (Record)

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#551. Record. -- N. trace, vestige, relic, remains; scar, cicatrix; footstep, footmark[obs], footprint; pug; track mark, wake, trail, scent, piste[obs].

monument, hatchment[obs], slab, tablet, trophy, achievement; obelisk, pillar, column, monolith; memorial; memento &c. (memory) 505; testimonial, medal; commemoration &c. (celebration) 883.

record, note, minute; register, registry; roll &c. (list) 86; cartulary, diptych, Domesday book; catalogue raisonne[Fr]; entry, memorandum, indorsement[obs], inscription, copy, duplicate, docket; notch &c. (mark) 550; muniment[obs], deed &c. (security) 771; document; deposition, proces verbal[Fr]; affidavit; certificate &c. (evidence) 467.

notebook, memorandum book, memo book, pocketbook, commonplace book; portfolio; pigeonholes, excerpta[obs], adversaria[Lat], jottings, dottings[obs].

gazette, gazetteer; newspaper, daily, magazine; almanac, almanack[obs]; calendar, ephemeris, diary, log, journal, daybook, ledger; cashbook[obs], petty cashbook[obs]; professional journal, scientific literature, the literature, primary literature, secondary literature, article, review article.

archive, scroll, state paper, return, blue book; statistics &c. 86; compte rendu[Fr]; Acts of, Transactions of, Proceedings of; Hansard's Debates; chronicle,annals, legend; history, biography &c. 594; Congressional Records.

registration; registry; enrollment, inrollment[obs]; tabulation; entry, booking; signature &c (identification) 550; recorder &c. 553; journalism.

[analog recording media] recording, tape recording, videotape.

[digital recording media] compact disk; floppy disk, diskette; hard disk, Winchester disk; read-only memory, ROM; write once read mostly memory, WORM.

V. record; put on record, place on record; chronicle, calendar, hand down to posterity; keep up the memory &c. (remember) 505; commemorate &c. (celebrate) 883; report &c. (inform) 527; write, commit to writing, reduce to writing; put in writing, set down in writing, writing in black and white; put down, jot down, take down, write down, note down, set down; note, minute, put on paper; take note, make a note, take minute, take memorandum; make a return.

mark &c. (indicate) 550; sign &c. (attest) 467.

enter, book; post, post up, insert, make an entry of; mark off, tick off; register, enroll, inscroll[obs]; file &c. (store) 636.

burn into memory; carve in stone.

Adv. on record.

Phr. exegi monumentum aere perennium [Lat][obs][Horace]; "read their history in a nation's eyes" [Gray]; " records that defy the tooth of time " [Young].