registered

adjective
reg·​is·​tered | \ ˈre-jə-stərd How to pronounce registered (audio) \

Definition of registered

1a : having the owner's name entered in a register registered security
b : recorded as the owner of a security
2 : recorded on the basis of pedigree or breed characteristics in the studbook of a breed association
3 : qualified formally or officially

Examples of registered in a Sentence

Are you a registered voter?
Recent Examples on the Web The notices are to be mailed in June and voters will have until July 15 to ask to remain registered, according to a memo from the commission's director, Meagan Wolfe. Patrick Marley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin to remove up to 188,000 from voter rolls because they have not voted in 4 years," 29 Apr. 2021 The Broward part of the district is home to 69.1% of its registered voters; 30.9% live in Palm Beach County. Anthony Man, sun-sentinel.com, "State Rep. Omari Hardy running for Congress. Young progressive hopes to succeed the late Alcee Hastings.," 28 Apr. 2021 Organizers would need to collect valid signatures from at least 20% of Windsor’s 16,879 registered voters — or about 3,376 residents — to force a recall election. Cynthia Dizikes, San Francisco Chronicle, "Movement to recall Windsor Mayor Dominic Foppoli from office to begin Monday," 26 Apr. 2021 Many national news organizations have recently observed that states with a predominance of registered Republican voters correlate with lower overall vaccination rates. Paul Sisson, San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego County sees vaccination progress in South Bay, but east lags," 25 Apr. 2021 Of the state’s 10 most populous counties, the percentage of registered voters backing the recall hit double digits in just two, Fresno and Riverside. Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times, "Column: Newsom recall is a revolt of red-state California," 13 Apr. 2021 Organizers would need to collect valid signatures from at least 20% of Windsor’s 16,879 registered voters — or about 3,376 signatures — to call a recall election. Alexei Koseff, San Francisco Chronicle, "Recall effort of Windsor Mayor Dominic Foppoli faces long road," 12 Apr. 2021 This information is publicly available, and organizations sending applications would need to compare these spreadsheets to their list of registered voters. Quinn Scanlan, ABC News, "Civic groups file lawsuit challenging absentee ballot provisions in Georgia's election law," 8 Apr. 2021 The Broward part of the district is home to 69.1% of its registered voters; 30.9% live in Palm Beach County. Anthony Man, sun-sentinel.com, "Special election will fill Alcee Hastings seat; timing is up to DeSantis," 6 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of registered

1827, in the meaning defined at sense 3

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The first known use of registered was in 1827

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4 May 2021

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“Registered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/registered. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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registered

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of registered

: having the owner's name entered in an official list or register
: having your name entered in an official list or register
: sent by registered mail

registered

adjective
reg·​is·​tered | \ ˈrej-ə-stərd How to pronounce registered (audio) \

Medical Definition of registered

: qualified by formal, official, or legal certification or authentication a registered pharmacist

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