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 formsnon·reg·is·tered, adjectivequa·si-reg·is·tered, adjectiveun·reg·is·tered, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for unregistered

Contemporary Examples of unregistered

Historical Examples of unregistered

  • 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 registereddriving an unregistered vehicle
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