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registered

[ rej-uh-sterd ]
/ ˈrɛdʒ ə stərd /
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adjective

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.

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RELATED WORDS

certified, enrolled, cataloged

Nearby words

register mark, register of wills, register office, register ton, register tonnage, registered, registered bond, registered dietitian, registered disabled, registered general nurse, registered mail

Origin of registered

First recorded in 1665–75; register + -ed2
Related formsnon·reg·is·tered, adjectivequa·si-reg·is·tered, adjectiveun·reg·is·tered, adjective

Definition for registered (2 of 2)

register

[ rej-uh-ster ]
/ ˈrɛdʒ ə stər /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

Origin of register

1350–1400; Middle English registre < Middle French, Old French < Medieval Latin registrum, regestrum, alteration of Late Latin regesta catalog, list, noun use of neuter plural of Latin regestus, past participle of regerere to carry back, pile up, collect, equivalent to re- re- + ges-, stem of gerere to bear + -tus past participle suffix; (v.) Middle English registren (< Middle French registrer) < Medieval Latin registrāre, derivative of registrum
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British Dictionary definitions for registered

register

/ (ˈrɛdʒɪstə) /

noun

verb

Derived Formsregisterer, nounregistrable, adjective

Word Origin for register

C14: from Medieval Latin registrum, from Latin regerere to transcribe, from re- + gerere to bear
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