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Definitions of enlist

  1. To engage in public service, especially military service; to enter heartily into a cause. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To enter on a list; to enroll; to register. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To engage for military or naval service, the name being entered on a list or register; as, to enlist men. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To secure the support and aid of; to employ in advancing interest; as, to enlist persons in the cause of truth, or in a charitable enterprise. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To enroll, as for military service; register; gain over, or employ in some cause. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To enrol: to engage in public service: to employ in advancing an object. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To enroll for service, as in the army; gain the interest and assistance of. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. To enroll and bind one's self for military or naval service; as, he enlisted in the regular army; the men enlisted for the war. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To enter heartily into a cause, as if enrolled. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To engage one self for military service. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To engage in public service: to enter heartily into a cause. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To engage in service; enter into a cause. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. engage somebody to enter the army Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. To engage, as in the military or naval service. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. To enter a name on a list; to engage in public service; to attach to a cause and engage the services of; to enrol the name as a soldier for military service. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. To register; to enrol; to engage in the public service, as in the army; to enter heartily into a cause. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. Enlistment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for enlist

  1. So we might as well enlist his cooperation fully. – Get Out of Our Skies! by E. K. Jarvis
  2. I intend to enlist Henry for good in the cause, if I can do so. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
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