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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Dennett is a registered dietitian nutritionist and owner of Nutrition by Carrie. Carrie Dennett,, "Could walking barefoot on grass improve your health? Some science suggests it can.," 11 July 2018 Cathy Deimeke is a registered dietitian nutritionist. Cathy Deimeke, USA TODAY, "Ask a Doc: What can I do to make healthy eating fun and easy for my kids?," 4 July 2018 The potential benefits as a weight-loss strategy are compelling, says Jennifer McDaniel, a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN). Jennifer Franklin, Bon Appetit, "What's Up With Intermittent Fasting, and Should We Be Doing It?," 2 June 2018 The groom’s mother is an independent registered dietitian nutritionist there. New York Times, "Abigail Smul, Matthew Stern," 27 May 2018 The Go Searcher is a registered cargo vessel, 50 meters long and 11 meters wide. Joe Pappalardo, Popular Mechanics, "How It Works: SpaceX Dragon Capsule Splashdown and Recovery," 8 Mar. 2019 There were only 250 registered insulation businesses in Australia when the package was announced. Tim Blair, WSJ, "Green New Deal: A Cautionary Tale," 11 Feb. 2019 Democrats are energized — and a scandal like Hunter’s has sparked something in an already big year Campa-Najjar’s path to victory is winning the vote of every single registered Democrat, almost all independent voters, and some Republicans. Tara Golshan, Vox, "How this Mexican-Palestinian-American progressive is selling the anti-corruption message in Trump country," 15 Oct. 2018 Roman argued that Hammet did not have the right under Kansas law to file an objection to Kobach’s nomination because Hammet is a registered Democrat and cannot legally vote in the Republican primary. John Hanna, The Seattle Times, "Kansas board rejects challenge to Kobach’s bid for governor," 10 Sep. 2018

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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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