The act of registering.
Other Word Forms of Register
Origin of Register
From Medieval Latin registrum, from Late Latin regesta (“list, items recorded"), from Latin regerere (“to record, to carry back"), from re- + gerere (“to carry, bear"). Compare Latin registoria (“a treasurer"). Some senses influenced by association with Latin regere (“to rule").
Middle English registre from Old French from Medieval Latin registrum alteration of Late Latin regesta from Latin neuter pl. past participle of regerere to record re- re- gerere to carry
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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