The most fundamental responsibility incumbent on each individual is to register and to vote.
Annie Lee Cooper, well played by Winfrey, is shown trying but failing to register to vote.
Pope, Wharton, Nabokov, and Updike, to name only a handful, fail to register at all.
You get to register a vote for a libertarian AND impact your local race.
By contrast, if you want to register your opposition to the farm bill, who do you vote against?
There are numerous entries of such works in the Stationers' register.
He owned that the copy of the register had been found by Lilburne in a secret drawer.
By a register kept in Hawaii, it appears there are three deaths to one birth.
Sometimes after the name in the register is added the words, “Not worth £600.”
Each object is inscribed in a register and bears a particular number, and the number of the cab in which it was left as well.
late 14c., from Old French registre (13c.) and directly from Medieval Latin registrum, alteration of Late Latin regesta "list, matters recorded," noun use of Latin regesta, neuter plural of regestus, past participle of regerere "to record; retort," literally "to carry back, bring back" from re- "back" (see re-) + gerere "carry, bear" (see gest).
Also borrowed in Dutch, German, Swedish, Danish. Some senses influenced by association with Latin regere "to rule." Meaning in printing, "exact alignment of presswork" is from 1680s. Musical sense is from 1811, "compass or range of a voice or instrument," hence "series of tones of the same quality" (produced by a voice or instrument). Sense "device by which data is automatically recorded" is 1830, from the verb; hence Cash register (1875).
late 14c. (transitive), "enter in a listing," from Old French registrer "note down, include" (13c.) and directly from Medieval Latin registrare, from registrum (see register (n.)). Intransitive sense, of instruments, from 1797; of persons and feelings, "make an impression," from 1901. Meaning "to enter one's name in a list" for some purpose is from 1940. Related: Registered; registering. Registered nurse attested from 1879.
To express with the face and body: I jumped up and registered horror (1901+)