Meaning of registered

reg•is•tered

Pronunciation: (rej'u-sturd), [key]
— adj.
  1. recorded, as in a register or book; enrolled.
  2. officially listing the owner's name with the issuing corporation and suitably inscribing the certificate, as with bonds to evidence title. Abbr.: r
  3. officially or legally certified by a government officer or board: a registered patent.
  4. denoting cattle, horses, dogs, etc., having pedigrees verified and filed by authorized associations of breeders.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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