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?
Recent Examples on the Web Requires the Board of Elections to create annual reports with every address in each county listing a registered voter and the number of active and inactive voters registered at that address. Hannah Pinski, The Courier-Journal, 12 July 2024 Were Harris to replace Biden as the Democratic nominee, the poll found Harris leading Trump 49-46% among all adults and 49-47% among registered voters. Alexandra Hutzler, ABC News, 11 July 2024 It’s not highlighted, but directly under the overall differentiation by age is the same breakout among registered voters. Philip Bump, Washington Post, 10 July 2024 Driving the news: Johnston's favorability rating among registered voters is 48%, with 38% unfavorable, the survey from the bipartisan Colorado Polling Institute shows. John Frank, Axios, 10 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for registered 

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Word History

First Known Use

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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Cite this Entry

“Registered.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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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