Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who is in charge of official records.
  • noun An officer in a college or university who keeps the records of enrollment and academic standing.
  • noun An officer of a corporation responsible for maintaining records of ownership of its securities.
  • noun An admitting officer in a hospital.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One whose business it is to write or keep a register or record; a keeper of records.
  • noun An official who acts as secretary to the congregation of a university.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who registers; a recorder; a keeper of records. See register, n., 3.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An official keeper, or recorder of records.
  • noun An officer in a university who keeps enrollment and academic achievement records.
  • noun An officer in a hospital who records admissions.
  • noun Internet a service that manages domain names.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the administrator responsible for student records
  • noun someone responsible for keeping records
  • noun a person employed to keep a record of the owners of stocks and bonds issued by the company

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Probably from registrary, from Medieval Latin registrārius, from registrum, register; see register.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Medieval Latin registrarius, from registrum ("register") + -arius ("agent"). See more at register.

Examples

  • The fact that the registrar is the same does NOT prove that the sites are related.

    02/09/2005

  • The Microsoft demanded that Cryptome take down the copyright document, Cryptome editor John young refused, and Microsoft asked domain registrar Network Solutions to block the site under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Network solutions complied, although as is apparent from the links above, a partial backup version of the site as well as the disputed document itself remain available.

    Microsoft, Cryptome, and Copyright (Updated) « Steve Wildstrom on Tech

  • If I'm reading the pop-up window correctly, domain registrar Godaddy recommends against purchasing. tv domain names because the island of Tuvalu, which the domain represents, is sinking.

    Boing Boing

  • The Microsoft demanded that Cryptome take down the copyright document, Cryptome editor John young refused, and Microsoft asked domain registrar Network Solutions to block the site under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Network solutions complied, although as is apparent from the links above, a partial backup version of the site as well as the disputed document itself remain available.

    2010 February « Steve Wildstrom on Tech

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  • This message from Markos: Guys, thanks to extraordinarily bad service from GoDaddy. com, my domain registrar, the situation wasn't resolved today.

    03/15/2005

  • But surely the job of a registrar is to uphold those bits of the law over which he has jurisdiction, not to pick and choose which laws he likes.

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