reg·is·tered | \ ˈre-jə-stərd \

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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Cathy Mitchell, a disabled registered nurse, suffers from a long list of injuries and diseases, including osteoarthritis, post-major lumbar surgery for ruptured discs, cervical scoliosis and bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. Josephine Chu, USA TODAY, "Chronic pain patients, overlooked in opioid crisis, getting new attention from top at FDA," 2 July 2018 Passengers scrambled to save the woman from getting sucked out the window that had been smashed by debris and a registered nurse and emergency medical technician on the flight rushed to try to help her. Time, "‘It Was a Lot of Chaos.’ Retired Nurse Performed CPR on Woman Who Died After Southwest Flight," 18 Apr. 2018 That can be significant, given that turnout figures often are low; in fact, only one in six registered Philadelphians actually voted in May’s primary election. Jonathan Lai,, "Online voter registration in Pa., three years in: More than 1 in 5 voters register online," 12 July 2018 Ballots will be mailed to registered West Anchorage voters July 17, and a number of drop-box locations will open the same day. Devin Kelly, Anchorage Daily News, "Voting begins in special West Anchorage Assembly election," 11 July 2018 And the number of registered cars and trucks has jumped. Maria L. La Ganga, idahostatesman, "Stuck in traffic jams, asking who's to blame? The answer depends on who you ask.," 9 July 2018 Campbell remained registered to vote at the property until June 20, 2018. Sarah Blaskey And David Smiley, miamiherald, "Where does she live? A Miami lawmaker's bizarre attempt to reside in her district," 3 July 2018 Notifications received this week by North Carolina Commerce Department officials showed 163 jobs affected, including certified registered nurse anesthetists and people in sales, billing, scheduling and accounting. Deon Roberts, charlotteobserver, "The extent of anesthesiology layoffs at Atrium hospitals is detailed for first time," 3 July 2018 Pets, strollers and bicycles are free with registered adult. Sheryl Devore, Lake County News-Sun, "North Shore Taco Fest adds spice to Highwood Days," 3 July 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 \

Medical Definition of registered 

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

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