1. set down or registered in a permanent form especially on film or tape for reproduction
; - Example: "recorded music"
2. (of securities) having the owner's name entered in a register
; - Example: "recorded holders of a stock"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Record \Re*cord"\ (r?*k?rd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recorded; p.
pr. & vb. n. Recording.] [OE. recorden to repeat, remind,
F. recorder, fr. L. recordari to remember; pref. re- re- +
cor, cordis, the heart or mind. See Cordial, Heart.]
1. To recall to mind; to recollect; to remember; to meditate.
[Obs.] "I it you record." --Chaucer.
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.
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.
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: set down or registered in a permanent form especially on
film or tape for reproduction; "recorded music" [ant:
2: (of securities) having the owner's name entered in a
register; "recorded holders of a stock"