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con·script

 (kŏn′skrĭpt′)
n.
One compulsorily enrolled for service, especially in the armed forces; a draftee.
adj.
Enrolled compulsorily; drafted.
tr.v. (kən-skrĭpt′) con·script·ed, con·script·ing, con·scripts
To enroll compulsorily into service; draft.

[Latin cōnscrīptus, past participle of cōnscrībere, to enroll : com-, com- + scrībere, to write; see skrībh- in Indo-European roots.]

conscript

n
(Military)
a. a person who is enrolled for compulsory military service
b. (as modifier): a conscript army.
vb
(Military) (tr) to enrol (youths, civilians, etc) for compulsory military service
[C15: from Latin conscrīptus, past participle of conscrībere to write together in a list, enrol, from scrībere to write]

con•script

(v. kənˈskrɪpt; n., adj. ˈkɒn skrɪpt)

v.t.
1. to draft for military service.
2. to compel into service.
n.
3. a recruit obtained by conscription.
adj.
4. enrolled or formed by conscription; drafted: a conscript soldier.
[1525–35; < Latin conscrīptus, past participle of conscrībere to conscribe]
con•script′a•ble, adj.

conscript


Past participle: conscripted
Gerund: conscripting

Imperative
conscript
conscript
Present
I conscript
you conscript
he/she/it conscripts
we conscript
you conscript
they conscript
Preterite
I conscripted
you conscripted
he/she/it conscripted
we conscripted
you conscripted
they conscripted
Present Continuous
I am conscripting
you are conscripting
he/she/it is conscripting
we are conscripting
you are conscripting
they are conscripting
Present Perfect
I have conscripted
you have conscripted
he/she/it has conscripted
we have conscripted
you have conscripted
they have conscripted
Past Continuous
I was conscripting
you were conscripting
he/she/it was conscripting
we were conscripting
you were conscripting
they were conscripting
Past Perfect
I had conscripted
you had conscripted
he/she/it had conscripted
we had conscripted
you had conscripted
they had conscripted
Future
I will conscript
you will conscript
he/she/it will conscript
we will conscript
you will conscript
they will conscript
Future Perfect
I will have conscripted
you will have conscripted
he/she/it will have conscripted
we will have conscripted
you will have conscripted
they will have conscripted
Future Continuous
I will be conscripting
you will be conscripting
he/she/it will be conscripting
we will be conscripting
you will be conscripting
they will be conscripting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been conscripting
you have been conscripting
he/she/it has been conscripting
we have been conscripting
you have been conscripting
they have been conscripting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been conscripting
you will have been conscripting
he/she/it will have been conscripting
we will have been conscripting
you will have been conscripting
they will have been conscripting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been conscripting
you had been conscripting
he/she/it had been conscripting
we had been conscripting
you had been conscripting
they had been conscripting
Conditional
I would conscript
you would conscript
he/she/it would conscript
we would conscript
you would conscript
they would conscript
Past Conditional
I would have conscripted
you would have conscripted
he/she/it would have conscripted
we would have conscripted
you would have conscripted
they would have conscripted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conscript - someone who is drafted into military serviceconscript - someone who is drafted into military service
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
Verb1.conscript - enroll into service compulsorily; "The men were conscripted"
enlist - join the military

conscript

verb
To enroll compulsorily in military service:
Translations
مُجنَّديُجنّد، يَدْعو للخِدْمَه العَسْكَرِيَّه
branecodvést
indkaldeindkaldtværnepligtig
besorozott
herkvaddur maîurkveîja til aî gegna herskyldu
šaukimasšauktišauktinis
iesaucamaisiesaukt
branecpovolať
nabornikvpoklicati
askere/silâh altına almaksilâh altına alınmış kimse

conscript

A. [ˈkɒnskrɪpt] Nrecluta mf, conscripto/a m/f (LAm)
B. [kənˈskrɪpt] VT (Mil) → reclutar, llamar a filas

conscript

[ˈkɒnskrɪpt]
nappelé(e) m/f, conscrit(e) m/f
[kənˈskrɪpt] vt [+ person] → appeler, enrôler
to be conscripted into the army → être appelé(e) dans l'armée, être enrôlé(e) dans l'armée

conscript

vteinziehen, einberufen; armyausheben
n (Brit) → Wehrpflichtige(r) m

conscript

[n ˈkɒnskrɪpt; vb kənˈskrɪpt]
1. ncoscritto
2. vtarruolare, chiamare alle armi

conscript

(ˈkonskript) noun
a person legally ordered by the state to serve in the armed forces etc.
(kənˈskript) verb
legally to order (someone) to serve in the armed forces etc. He was conscripted into the army.
conˈscription (-ʃən) noun
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Our young man had come to entertain a kindness for these conscript fathers of invisible families, who had something of the toga in the voluminous folds of their conversation, but were otherwise rather bare and bald, with stony wrinkles in their faces, like busts and statues of ancient law-givers.
The simple pathos, and the apparent indirectness of such a tale as that of 'Poticoushka,' the peasant conscript, is of vastly more value to the world at large than all his parables; and 'The Death of Ivan Ilyitch,' the Philistine worldling, will turn the hearts of many more from the love of the world than such pale fables of the early Christian life as "Work while ye have the Light.
It was a convoy of conscripts enrolled from our people and starting to join the army.
My word, I once heard a droll yarn reeled off by an old quartermaster for some conscripts who were afraid of war; I never laughed so heartily in any theatre in Paris.
The court further acquitted two other defendants, a conscript and an informant.
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Seoul: A South Korean military conscript who killed five members of his unit was captured Monday after shooting and wounding himself following a tense 24-hour standoff with thousands of troops.
SEOUL, Sha'ban 25, 1435, Jun 23, 2014, SPA -- A stand-off between South Korean troops and a conscript soldier who killed five comrades ended on Monday when the young recruit shot himself in an incident that has raised fresh questions over the country's rules on compulsory military service, Reuters reported.
That clearly shows the relation between ill treatment and suicide," he said, adding that the Defense Ministry underestimates conscript suicides by saying the suicide rate among conscripts is the same as among civilians.