Archive vs Records - What's the difference?
As a verb archive
As a noun records is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A place for storing earlier, and often historical, material. An archive usually contains documents (letters, records, newspapers, etc.) or other types of media kept for historical interest.
The material so kept, considered as a whole (compare archives).
- His archive of Old High German language texts is the most extensive in Britain.
* national archive
To put into an archive.
- I was planning on archiving the documents from 2001.