licensed

adjective
li·censed | \ ˈlī-sᵊn(t)st \

Definition of licensed 

: having a valid license required to engage in a particular business, occupation, or activity licensed drivers a licensed cosmetologist A licensed anesthesiologist must always be in the facility, though, depending on the procedure, not necessarily in the room with the patient. —Barbara M. Swanson

First Known Use of licensed

circa 1632, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about licensed

Statistics for licensed

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for licensed

The first known use of licensed was circa 1632

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on licensed

Spanish Central: Translation of licensed

Nglish: Translation of licensed for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of licensed for Arabic Speakers

Comments on licensed

What made you want to look up licensed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

occurring twice a year or every two years

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!