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Enlist Definition

Other Enlist Definition

[v] join the military
[v] engage somebody to enter the army
[v] as of aid, help, services, or support


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Synonyms

draft, engage, muster in

Antonyms

discharge, muster out

Misc. Definitions

\En*list"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enlisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enlisting}.]
1. To enter on a list; to enroll; to register.
2. To engage for military or naval service, the name being entered on a list or register; as, to enlist men.
3. 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.
\En*list"\, v. i.
1. 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.
2. To enter heartily into a cause, as if enrolled.

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