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Description: Registered definition, recorded, as in a register or book; enrolled. See more.
At the main interior entrance, a man brandished a meter that checked the new arrivals for radiation as they registered.
late 14c. from Old French registre (13c.) and directly from Medieval Latin registrum. alteration of Late Latin regesta "list, matters recorded," noun use of Latin regesta. neuter plural of regestus. past participle of regerere "to record; retort," literally "to carry back, bring back" from re- "back" (see re- ) + gerere "carry, bear" (see gest ).
late 14c. (transitive), "enter in a listing," from Old French registrer "note down, include" (13c.) and directly from Medieval Latin registrare. from registrum (see register (n.)). Intransitive sense, of instruments, from 1797; of persons and feelings, "make an impression," from 1901. Meaning "to enter one's name in a list" for some purpose is from 1940. Related: Registered ; registering. Registered nurse attested from 1879.