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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enlist  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enlist  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enlist 
  v  1:  join  the  military 
  2:  as  of  aid,  help,  services,  or  support  [syn:  {engage}] 
  3:  engage  somebody  to  enter  the  army  [syn:  {draft},  {muster  in}] 
  [ant:  {discharge}] 




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