record is part of the Basic English 850.
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record is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
record

PronunciationEdit

Noun
Verb
  • (UK) IPA (key): /rɨˈkɔːd/
  • (US) enPR: rĭ-kôrdʹ or rē-kôrdʹ, IPA (key): /rɪˈkɔrd/ or /riˈkɔrd/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: re‧cord

NounEdit

Singular
record

Plural
records

 
A record
  1. A record is something in writing to tell what happened.
    Keep a record of the date and what you said every time you talk to that person.
  2. A record is a big round black plastic thing with music or other sounds on it.
    Now people don't use records any more -- they use cassettes or CDs.

VerbEdit

Plain form
record

Third-person singular
records

Past tense
recorded

Past participle
recorded

Present participle
recording

  1. To make a written record about something.
    She recorded everything she did in a little book.
  2. To put music or other sounds onto a machine.
    The singer recorded some songs on CDs to sell them.