Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[rej-uh-sterd] /ˈrɛdʒ ə stərd/
recorded, as in a register or book; enrolled.
Commerce. officially listing the owner's name with the issuing corporation and suitably inscribing the certificate, as with bonds to evidence title.
Abbreviation: r.
officially or legally certified by a government officer or board:
a registered patent.
denoting cattle, horses, dogs, etc., having pedigrees verified and filed by authorized associations of breeders.
Origin of registered
First recorded in 1665-75; register + -ed2
Related forms
nonregistered, adjective
quasi-registered, adjective
unregistered, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for unregistered
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Sixty thousand dollars' worth of those bonds are unregistered.

    The Rover Boys in Business Arthur M. Winfield
  • Such were the registered societies; but there remained behind a large body of unregistered societies.

  • unregistered dogs have to be "listed" for each show they attend, and a fee of twenty-five cents is always charged.

    The Airedale

    Williams Haynes
  • Instinctive, inbred, unconscious, and unregistered in any studbook of Burke or Gotha–but quality.

    The Missourian

    Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  • Every one must have a label of some sort, or otherwise be accounted somewhat in the category of an unregistered dog.


    Frank Fox
British Dictionary definitions for unregistered


not registered: driving an unregistered vehicle
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for registered

Most English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for unregistered

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for unregistered