register in

register in (something)

1. To enter one's name on an official list or record. You should finish registering in all your classes tonight. If you put it off any longer, they may not be available for the next semester. The class is filling up, so you'll need to register for it soon if you want to attend.
2. To enter one's name into an official register in a particular city, state, country, etc. You'll need to register in Dublin within a week of arriving into Ireland, or you could face problems with immigration down the line. The class is filling up, so you'll need to register for it soon if you want to attend.
3. To enter someone's or one's own name and details into an official list or record. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "register" and "in." My case worker is registering me in an online class to improve my computer skills. I've registered my daughter in a number of clubs and activities for the summer.
4. To enter someone's or one's own name and details into an official register in a particular city, state, country, etc. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "register" and "in." He lives in Britain, but he registered his company in France. You'll need to register your vehicle in the new country when you arrive.
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register someone in something

 
1. to enter someone's name on a list in something. I will register you in the competition.
2. . to sign someone up to belong to something. I registered my cousin in the club.
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register in something

to enter one's name on a list for something; to sign oneself up to belong to something. Are you going to register in the pie-eating contest? We registered in the drawing for a new car.
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References in classic literature ?
he used to say) 'how do I know that the register in this vestry may not be stolen or destroyed?
Jacques," returned Defarge, drawing himself up, "if madame my wife undertook to keep the register in her memory alone, she would not lose a word of it--not a syllable of it.
While the economy continues to lag nationwide, local Pakistani businessmen report an even sharper decline since some Pakistanis were called to register in December.
In addition, the amount of the student fee to register in the SEVIS system, and the procedure for collecting the fee, remain unsettled.
Individuals who have these types of visa classifications will be subject to, a fee when they first register in school or enroll in a commerce exchange program in the United States.