1 write (down), transcribe, document, register, note, make a notation (of), take down, put or set down, log, chronicle, report, itemize, list, enumerate:
I recorded the events of the day in my diary.
2 tell of, relate, recount, narrate, recite:
The chronicle records an eyewitness account of the battle.
3 recording, report, document, log, journal, memorandum, note, notation, minute(s), transactions, archive(s), annal(s), chronicle, diary, account, dossier, register, list, catalogue:
Patricia has kept a careful record of all the men whose books she has ever read
4 documentation, data, information, evidence; memorial, memento, souvenir:
There is no record of your birth in the church archive. I took away a piece of the Berlin Wall as a record of my visit
5 (best) performance, track record, accomplishment; time; distance; height:
Her records for the 110-metre hurdles and the high jump still stand.
6 accomplishment(s), deed(s), history, reputation, curriculum vitae, CV, Colloq track record:
He has a record of being late everywhere. His criminal record is none too savoury
7 disc, recording, album, release, LP (= 'long playing'), 78, 331/3, 45, EP (= 'extended play'), maxisingle, compact disc, CD, Brit gramophone record, US phonograph record, Colloq single, Slang US platter:
We put a jazz combo together and cut a few records last year.
8 off the record. confidential(ly), private(ly), not for publication, secret(ly), in confidence, unofficial(ly), sub rosa:
We cannot publish his statement, which was off the record. Off the record, I'll tell you where Hazel is staying.
9 record-breaking, extreme:
Last week we had a record snowfall.