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WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
reg•is•tered  (rejə stərd),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. recorded, as in a register or book;
    enrolled.
  2. Business[Com.]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.
  • register + -ed2 1665–75

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
reg•is•ter /ˈrɛdʒəstɚ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a book in which records of events, names, etc., are kept.
  2. a list or record of such events, names, etc.
  3. cash register.
  4. Music and Dancethe range of a voice or of a musical instrument, from the lowest to the highest notes that can be reached.
  5. Buildinga device for controlling the flow of warmed air or the like through an opening.

v. 
  1. to enter or cause to be entered in a register: [no object]He registered as Mr. John Doe.[+ object]He registered them as Mr. and Mrs. John Doe.
  2. to cause (mail) to be recorded upon delivery to a post office for safeguarding against loss, damage, etc., during sending:[+ object]to register a parcel.
  3. to (cause to) enroll (a student, voter, etc.): [no object]registered for class.[+ object]Last year the school registered 16,000 students.
  4. to indicate by a record or scale, as instruments do: [+ object]The earthquake barely registered a few ticks on the sensing devices.[no object]The earthquake did not register on our instruments.
  5. to show (surprise, joy, anger, etc.), as by facial expression or by actions: [+ object]His face registered annoyance.[no object]A smile registered on his face.
  6. to have some effect; make some impression:[no object]I don't know if the danger has registered on him yet or not.
reg•is•trant /ˈrɛdʒəstrənt/USA pronunciation  n. [countable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
reg•is•ter  (rejə stər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a book in which records of acts, events, names, etc., are kept.
  2. a list or record of such acts, events, etc.
  3. an entry in such a book, record, or list.
  4. Naval Termsan official document issued to a merchant ship as evidence of its nationality.
  5. registration or registry.
  6. a mechanical device by which certain data are automatically recorded.
  7. See  cash register. 
  8. [Music.]
    • Music and Dancethe compass or range of a voice or an instrument.
    • Music and Dancea part of this range produced in the same way and having the same quality:the head register; the upper register of the clarinet.
    • Music and Dance(in an organ) a stop.
  9. Buildinga 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.
  10. Photography, Printingproper relationship between two plane surfaces in photography, as corresponding plates in photoengraving.
  11. [Print.]
    • Printinga precise adjustment or correspondence, as of lines, columns, etc., esp. on the two sides of a leaf.
    • Printingcorrect relation or exact superimposition, as of colors in color printing.
  12. Library Sciencea bookmark, esp. a ribbon attached to the spine of a book.
  13. Linguisticsa variety of language typically used in a specific type of communicative setting:an informal register; the register of scientific discourse.
  14. Computinga high-speed storage location in the CPU, used to store a related string of bits, as a word or phrase.

v.t. 
  1. to enter or cause to be entered formally in a register.
  2. to cause (mail) to be recorded upon delivery to a post office for safeguarding against loss, theft, damage, etc., during transmission.
  3. to enroll (a student, voter, etc.) in a school or course of study, on the voting rolls, etc.
  4. to indicate by a record, as instruments do:The thermometer registered 102 degrees today.
  5. to indicate or show, as on a scale.
  6. Printingto adjust so as to secure exact correspondence; cause to be in register.
  7. Militaryto adjust (fire) on a known point.
  8. to show (surprise, joy, anger, etc.), as by facial expression or by actions.
  9. to document (a merchant ship engaged in foreign trade) by issuing a certificate of registry.

v.i. 
  1. to enter one's name or cause it to be entered in a register;
    enroll:to register at a motel.
  2. to apply for and obtain inclusion of one's name on the list of voters.
  3. to enroll in a school or course of study:I've registered for three English classes.
  4. Printingto be in register.
  5. to show:A broad smile registered on his face.
  6. to have some effect;
    make some impression:My plea didn't register on him at all.
regis•ter•er, n. 
reg•is•tra•bil•i•ty  (rejə stər),USA pronunciation n.  regis•tra•ble, regis•ter•a•ble, adj. 
  • Medieval Latin registrāre, derivative of registrum
  • Middle French registrer)
  • Medieval Latin registrum, regestrum, alteration of Late Latin regesta catalog, list, noun, nominal 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; (verb, verbal) Middle English registren (
  • Middle French, Old French
  • Middle English registre 1350–1400
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged record, ledger, archive.
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged roll, roster, catalogue, chronicle, schedule, annals.
    • 15.See corresponding entry in Unabridged enroll, list, record, catalogue, chronicle.
    • 22.See corresponding entry in Unabridged demonstrate, evince.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
register /ˈrɛdʒɪstə/ n
  1. an official or formal list recording names, events, or transactions
  2. the book in which such a list is written
  3. an entry in such a list
  4. a recording device that accumulates data, totals sums of money, etc: a cash register
  5. a movable plate that controls the flow of air into a furnace, chimney, room, etc
  6. the timbre characteristic of a certain manner of voice production
  7. any of the stops on an organ as classified in respect of its tonal quality: the flute register
  8. the exact correspondence of lines of type, columns, etc, on the two sides of a printed sheet of paper
  9. a form of a language associated with a particular social situation or subject matter, such as obscene slang, legal language, or journalese
  10. the act or an instance of registering
vb
  1. (transitive) to enter or cause someone to enter (an event, person's name, ownership, etc) on a register; formally record
  2. to show or be shown on a scale or other measuring instrument: the current didn't register on the meter
  3. to show or be shown in a person's face, bearing, etc: his face registered surprise
  4. (intransitive) to have an effect; make an impression: the news of her uncle's death just did not register
  5. to send (a letter, package, etc) by registered post
  6. (transitive) to adjust (a printing press, forme, etc) to ensure that the printed matter is in register
Etymology: 14th Century: from Medieval Latin registrum, from Latin regerere to transcribe, from re- + gerere to bear

ˈregistrable adj
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