reg·​is·​tered ˈre-jə-stərd How to pronounce registered (audio)
: having the owner's name entered in a register
registered security
: recorded as the owner of a security
: recorded on the basis of pedigree or breed characteristics in the stud book of a breed association
: qualified formally or officially

Examples of registered in a Sentence

Are you a registered voter?
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Word History

First Known Use

1827, in the meaning defined at sense 3

Time Traveler
The first known use of registered was in 1827

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“Registered.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

Medical Definition


reg·​is·​tered ˈrej-ə-stərd How to pronounce registered (audio)
: qualified by formal, official, or legal certification or authentication
a registered pharmacist
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