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Registrar definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REG'ISTRAR, n. An officer in the English universities, who has the keeping of all the public records.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a person employed to keep a record of the owners of stocks and bonds issued by the company
2: the administrator responsible for student records
3: someone responsible for keeping records [syn: registrar, record-keeper, recorder]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: alteration of Middle English registrer, from registren to register, from Anglo-French registrer, from Medieval Latin registrare, from registrum Date: 1675 an official recorder or keeper of records: as a. an officer of an educational institution responsible for registering students, keeping academic records, and corresponding with applicants and evaluating their credentials b. an admitting officer at a hospital c. chiefly British resident 3

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 an official responsible for keeping a register or official records. 2 the chief administrative officer in a university. 3 a middle-ranking hospital doctor undergoing training as a specialist. 4 (in the UK) the judicial and administrative officer of the High Court etc. Phrases and idioms: Registrar General a government official responsible for holding a population census. Derivatives: registrarship n. Etymology: med.L registrarius f. registrum REGISTER

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Registrar Reg"is*trar (-tr?r), n. [LL. registrarius, or F. r['e]gistraire. See Register.] One who registers; a recorder; a keeper of records; as, a registrar of births, deaths, and marriages. See Register, n., 3.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(registrars) 1. In Britain, a registrar is a person whose job is to keep official records, especially of births, marriages, and deaths. N-COUNT 2. A registrar is a senior administrative official in a British college or university. N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Keeper of a record, register.

Moby Thesaurus

CA, CPA, accountant, accountant general, actuary, amanuensis, archivist, auditor, bank accountant, bank examiner, bookkeeper, calculator, certified public accountant, chartered accountant, clerk, comptroller, controller, cost accountant, cost keeper, documentalist, engraver, filing clerk, journalizer, librarian, marker, notary, notary public, prothonotary, reckoner, record clerk, recorder, recordist, register, scorekeeper, scorer, scribe, scrivener, secretary, stenographer, stonecutter, timekeeper

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