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?

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The company is seeking mostly registered nurses (RN), home health aides and licensed practical nurses (LPN). Ron Hurtibise,, "Health care company seeking to fill 400 positions in Florida," 1 July 2019 Olson, who has a background as a registered nurse, decided to pursue a bachelor degree in psychology from University of St. Thomas, and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Sam Houston State University. Rebecca Hazen, Houston Chronicle, "Houston author publishes book on friendships," 17 June 2019 Selah’s mother, Joy, is a registered nurse at Glenwood Medical Associates, and fell in love with Mike while climbing El Capitan in 2001. Post Independent, The Know, "Glenwood Springs girl youngest to climb iconic nose of El Capitan at Yosemite," 13 June 2019 Joy works as a registered nurse at Glenwood Medical Associates. Chris Van Leuven, Outside Online, "A 10-Year-Old Just Climbed the Nose," 13 June 2019 Roughly 50% of registered voters believe the allegations against Trump are credible, according to a 2017 Politico/Morning Consult poll, including 39% of Trump voters. Charlotte Alter, Time, "Why 2020 Democrats Aren't Highlighting the Rape Allegation Against Trump," 26 June 2019 The poll was conducted June 9-12 of 1,001 registered voters nationwide by Beacon Research, a Democratic polling operation, and Republican pollsters Shaw & Co., "Trump says supporters might ‘demand’ that he serve more than two terms," 17 June 2019 His campaign estimates his plan could lead to 50 million new registered voters nationwide, and 35 million additional votes cast in the 2024 election. Garrett Haake, NBC News, "O'Rourke unveils voting rights reforms aiming for 35 million new voters by 2024," 5 June 2019 Stella Monteverde-Cakebread of Grant High School Monteverde-Cakebread, a senior, plans to study nursing and become a registered nurse., "2019 Rose Festival queen is Mya Brazile of St. Mary’s Academy," 8 June 2019

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First Known Use of registered

1827, in the meaning defined at sense 3

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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


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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