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register for something

to sign up to participate in something. Have you registered for the class yet? She is registered for the same classes as I am.
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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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register on something

[for an effect] to show on something, such as someone's face. Recognition registered on her face when she saw the photograph of Walter. The total of the votes registered on the large Scoreboard at the front of the hall.
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register someone as something

to record someone's name on a list of a category of people. I will register you as an independent voter. I am registered as a qualified financial advisor.
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register someone for something

to sign someone up to participate in something. Would you please register me for the workshop when you sign up? Excuse me. I have to go register myself for the contest.
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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 something with someone or something

to record the existence of something with someone or something. Did you register your new stereo with the manufacturer? If you bring any packages into this store, please register them with the manager.
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register with someone

 
1. Lit. to sign up with someone. You will have to register with the lady at the front desk. I registered with the attendant when I came in.
2. Fig. [for something] to be realized or understood by someone. Suddenly, the import of what she had said registered with me. My name did not register with her, and I had to explain who I was.
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References in classic literature ?
The emperor is more strict in prison discipline than even Louis himself, and the number of prisoners whose names are not on the register is incalculable.
Aramis followed him most anxiously with his eyes, and Baisemeaux returned, placed the register upon the table, and turned over the leaves for a minute, and stayed at the letter M.
Aramis mechanically turned over the leaves of the register, continuing to read the names, but without appearing to take any interest in the names he read.
But, my dear host," said Aramis, closing the register, "if I am not mistaken, we are summoned.
Baisemeaux took the register, hastily restored it to its place in the closet, which he locked, and put the key in his pocket.
If the reader will sum up what we have hitherto briefly, very briefly, indicated, neglecting a thousand proofs and also a thousand objections of detail, be will be led to this: that architecture was, down to the fifteenth century, the chief register of humanity; that in that interval not a thought which is in any degree complicated made its appearance in the world, which has not been worked into an edifice; that every popular idea, and every religious law, has had its monumental records; that the human race has, in short, had no important thought which it has not written in stone.
A great work, which deserved to remain unique, the last originality of architecture, the signature of a giant artist at the bottom of the colossal register of stone which was closed forever.
Here again the register might, by offering written evidence of the marriage, prove to me, at any rate, that this doubt had no foundation in truth.
My anxiety to examine the register did not dispose me to offer much encouragement to the old man's talkativeness.
Calculating back from this, and making due allowance for the year that had passed since I had gained my information, I found that he must have been born in eighteen hundred and four, and that I might safely start on my search through the register from that date.
I was struck by the insecurity of the place in which the register was kept.
Why isn't the register' (meaning this register here, under my hand)--
he used to say) 'how do I know that the register in this vestry may not be stolen or destroyed?
Eighteen hundred and four," I replied, mentally resolving to give the old man no more opportunities of talking, until my examination of the register was over.
He said I might do so if I pleased, but that if I did not, there were ways enough to secure my right, and immediately to appropriate the profits to my use: and as there were ships in the river of Lisbon just ready to go away to Brazil, he made me enter my name in a public register, with his affidavit, affirming, upon oath, that I was alive, and that I was the same person who took up the land for the planting the said plantation at first.