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.

 

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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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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