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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Register \Reg"is*ter\ (r[e^]j"[i^]s*t[~e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Registere (-t?rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Registering.] [Cf. F. regisrer, exregistrer, LL. registrare. See Register, n.] 1. To enter in a register; to record formally and distinctly, as for future use or service. [1913 Webster] 2. To enroll; to enter in a list. [1913 Webster] Such follow him as shall be registered. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. (Securities) To enter the name of the owner of (a share of stock, a bond, or other security) in a register, or record book. A registered security is transferable only on the written assignment of the owner of record and on surrender of his bond, stock certificate, or the like. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Registered letter, a letter, the address of which is, on payment of a special fee, registered in the post office and the transmission and delivery of which are attended to with particular care. [1913 Webster]