AskDefine | Define registrar

Dictionary Definition



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: record-keeper, recorder]

User Contributed Dictionary



From registrarius.


  1. An official keeper, or recorder of records.
  2. An officer in a university who keeps enrollment and academic achievement records.
  3. An officer in a hospital who records admissions.
  4. a service that manages domain names.



  1. to register, to record.



From registro.


  1. to register, to record.
  2. to examine, to inspect, to search


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Extensive Definition

A registrar is an official keeper of records, and may refer to:
In education:
In civil government:
  • Registrar General, responsible for the registration of births, deaths and marriages in England and Wales
  • Registrar General of Canada, responsible for registering all documents issued under the Great Seal of Canada
  • Registrar of Companies, for England, Wales & Scotland, deals with all document filings relating to the 1985 Companies Act
  • Recorder of deeds, the government office tasked with maintaining a record of real estate ownership
In church government:
In medicine:
In computing:

See also

registrar in German: Registrar

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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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