Record is defined as to register in a permanent form for playback or to make a permanent file of something.(verb)
The definition of a record is something on which sound or images has been preserved or a permanent file of something.(noun)
See record in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME recorden, to report, repeat (also, to sing, practice a tune, warble) < OFr recorder, to recount, recite, repeat < L recordari, to call to mind, remember < re-, again + cor (gen. cordis), mind, heart
Origin: ME < OFr < the v.
See record in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb re·cord·ed, re·cord·ing, re·cords verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English recorden
Origin: , from Old French recorder
Origin: , from Latin recordārī, to remember
Origin: : re-, re-
Origin: + cor, cord-, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.
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