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.
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.
a book in which records of acts, events, names, etc., are kept.
a list or record of such acts, events, etc.
an entry in such a book, record, or list.
an official document issued to a merchant ship as evidence of its nationality.
registration or registry.
a mechanical device by which certain data are automatically recorded.
the compass or range of a voice or an instrument.
a part of this range produced in the same way and having the same quality:
the head register; the upper register of the clarinet.
(in an organ) a stop.
a device for controlling the flow of warmed air or the like through an opening, as from a duct to an interior, composed of a number of narrow, parallel blades, usually behind a grating, that may be adjusted so as to overlap and close the opening.
Photography. proper relationship between two plane surfaces in photography, as corresponding plates in photoengraving.
a precise adjustment or correspondence, as of lines, columns, etc., especially on the two sides of a leaf.
correct relation or exact superimposition, as of colors in color printing.
a bookmark, especially a ribbon attached to the spine of a book.
Linguistics. a variety of language typically used in a specific type of communicative setting:
an informal register; the register of scientific discourse.
Computers. a high-speed storage location in the CPU, used to store a related string of bits, as a word or phrase.
verb (used with object)
to enter or cause to be entered formally in a register.
to cause (mail) to be recorded upon delivery to a post office for safeguarding against loss, theft, damage, etc., during transmission.
to enroll (a student, voter, etc.) in a school or course of study, on the voting rolls, etc.
to indicate by a record, as instruments do:
The thermometer registered 102 degrees today.
to indicate or show, as on a scale.
Printing. to adjust so as to secure exact correspondence; cause to be in register.
Military. to adjust (fire) on a known point.
to show (surprise, joy, anger, etc.), as by facial expression or by actions.
to document (a merchant ship engaged in foreign trade) by issuing a certificate of registry.
verb (used without object)
to enter one’s name or cause it to be entered in a register; enroll:
to register at a motel.
to apply for and obtain inclusion of one’s name on the list of voters.
to enroll in a school or course of study:
I’ve registered for three English classes.
Printing. to be in register.
A broad smile registered on his face.
to have some effect; make some impression:
My plea didn’t register on him at all.
an official or formal list recording names, events, or transactions
the book in which such a list is written
an entry in such a list
a recording device that accumulates data, totals sums of money, etc: a cash register
a movable plate that controls the flow of air into a furnace, chimney, room, etc
(computing) one of a set of word-sized locations in the central processing unit in which items of data are placed temporarily before they are operated on by program instructions
the timbre characteristic of a certain manner of voice production See head voice, chest voice
any of the stops on an organ as classified in respect of its tonal quality: the flute register
the correct alignment of the separate plates in colour printing
the exact correspondence of lines of type, columns, etc, on the two sides of a printed sheet of paper
a form of a language associated with a particular social situation or subject matter, such as obscene slang, legal language, or journalese
the act or an instance of registering
(transitive) to enter or cause someone to enter (an event, person’s name, ownership, etc) on a register; formally record
to show or be shown on a scale or other measuring instrument: the current didn’t register on the meter
to show or be shown in a person’s face, bearing, etc: his face registered surprise
(intransitive) to have an effect; make an impression: the news of her uncle’s death just did not register
to send (a letter, package, etc) by registered post
(transitive) (printing) to adjust (a printing press, forme, etc) to ensure that the printed matter is in register
(intransitive) often foll by with. (of a mechanical part) to align (with another part)
(military) to bring (a gun) to bear on its target by adjustment according to the accuracy of observed single rounds
noun 1. a bond recorded in the name of the owner.
noun 1. a person who has fulfilled all the educational and examination requirements of the American Dietetic Association for recognition as a qualified nutrition specialist.
- Registered disabled
adjective (social welfare, in Britain) 1. (of a handicapped person) on a local authority register under the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 2. on a register kept by the Manpower Services Commission for employment purposes, and holding a green identity card, thus qualifying for special services
- Registered general nurse
noun 1. (in Britain) a nurse who has completed a three-year training course in all aspects of nursing care to enable the nurse to be registered with the United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Visiting RGN