- 1 (also on the record) Used in reference to the making of an official or public statement: I would like to place on record my sincere thanksMore example sentences
- Other MSPs were critical but too frightened of criticism from their colleagues to speak on the record.
- They refused to speak on the record about the report until it is released.
- I want to put on the record that I haven't had a penny of public money.
- 2Officially measured and noted: it proved to be one of the warmest Decembers on recordMore example sentences
- And it's now officially the strongest hurricane on record, in a season which is tied with 1933 as the most intense ever.
- The recent election was one of the most violent on record with 2,247 incidents officially reported, including 46 deaths.
- The largest dead squid on record measured about 60 ft including the length of its tentacles, but no one knows how big the creatures might grow.
More definitions of on recordDefinition of on record in:
- The US English dictionary