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en·list

 (ĕn-lĭst′)
v. en·list·ed, en·list·ing, en·lists
v.tr.
1. To engage (persons or a person) for service in the armed forces.
2. To engage the support or cooperation of.
v.intr.
1. To enter the armed forces.
2. To participate actively in a cause or enterprise.

en·list′ment n.

enlist

(ɪnˈlɪst)
vb
1. (Military) to enter or persuade to enter into an engagement to serve in the armed forces
2. (tr) to engage or secure (a person, his or her services, or his or her support) for a venture, cause, etc
3. (foll by: in) to enter into or join an enterprise, cause, etc
enˈlister n
enˈlistment n

en•list

(ɛnˈlɪst)

v.i.
1. to enroll, usu. voluntarily, for military service.
2. to enter into some cause or enterprise.
v.t.
3. to engage for military service: to enlist soldiers for the army.
4. to secure (a person, services, aid, etc.) for some cause or enterprise: They enlisted our support.
[1690–1700]
en•list′ment, n.

enlist


Past participle: enlisted
Gerund: enlisting

Imperative
enlist
enlist
Present
I enlist
you enlist
he/she/it enlists
we enlist
you enlist
they enlist
Preterite
I enlisted
you enlisted
he/she/it enlisted
we enlisted
you enlisted
they enlisted
Present Continuous
I am enlisting
you are enlisting
he/she/it is enlisting
we are enlisting
you are enlisting
they are enlisting
Present Perfect
I have enlisted
you have enlisted
he/she/it has enlisted
we have enlisted
you have enlisted
they have enlisted
Past Continuous
I was enlisting
you were enlisting
he/she/it was enlisting
we were enlisting
you were enlisting
they were enlisting
Past Perfect
I had enlisted
you had enlisted
he/she/it had enlisted
we had enlisted
you had enlisted
they had enlisted
Future
I will enlist
you will enlist
he/she/it will enlist
we will enlist
you will enlist
they will enlist
Future Perfect
I will have enlisted
you will have enlisted
he/she/it will have enlisted
we will have enlisted
you will have enlisted
they will have enlisted
Future Continuous
I will be enlisting
you will be enlisting
he/she/it will be enlisting
we will be enlisting
you will be enlisting
they will be enlisting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enlisting
you have been enlisting
he/she/it has been enlisting
we have been enlisting
you have been enlisting
they have been enlisting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enlisting
you will have been enlisting
he/she/it will have been enlisting
we will have been enlisting
you will have been enlisting
they will have been enlisting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enlisting
you had been enlisting
he/she/it had been enlisting
we had been enlisting
you had been enlisting
they had been enlisting
Conditional
I would enlist
you would enlist
he/she/it would enlist
we would enlist
you would enlist
they would enlist
Past Conditional
I would have enlisted
you would have enlisted
he/she/it would have enlisted
we would have enlisted
you would have enlisted
they would have enlisted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.enlist - join the military
sign up - join a club, an activity, etc. with the intention to join or participate, "Sign up for yoga classes"
conscript - enroll into service compulsorily; "The men were conscripted"
2.enlist - hire for work or assistance; "engage aid, help, services, or support"
procure, secure - get by special effort; "He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed"
recruit - seek to employ; "The lab director recruited an able crew of assistants"
3.enlist - engage somebody to enter the army
levy, recruit, raise - cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"
enrol, enroll, recruit, inscribe, enter - register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
muster out, discharge - release from military service

enlist

verb
1. join up, join, enter (into), register, volunteer, sign up, enrol He enlisted as a private in the Mexican War.
2. recruit, secure, gather, take on, hire, sign up, call up, muster, mobilize, conscript Three thousand men were enlisted.
3. obtain, get, gain, secure, engage, procure I had to enlist the help of several neighbours to clear the mess.

enlist

verb
To become a member of:
Informal: sign on.
Translations
يَتَجَنَّديُجَنِّد للمُساعَدَهيَطْلُب مُساعَدَة
nabratnarukovat
blive rekrutterethvervemelde sig
beáll katonának
fá e-n til hjálparfá til aî styîjaganga í her
prikalbintistoti į karo tarnybąužsitikrinti
dabūt, nodrošinātgūt kāda atbalstuiesauktiestāties
orduya katılmaksağlamakyardımını almak

enlist

[ɪnˈlɪst]
A. VT
1. (Mil) → reclutar, alistar
enlisted man (US) (Mil) → soldado m raso
2. [+ support etc] → conseguir
B. VI (Mil) → alistarse (in en)

enlist

[ɪnˈlɪst]
vt
[+ person, helper, volunteer] → mettre à contribution
to enlist sb's support → s'assurer le soutien de qn
to enlist sb's help → s'assurer l'aide de qn
(MILITARY) [+ soldier] → recruter
vi (MILITARY) [soldier] → s'engager
to enlist as sth → s'engager en tant que qch
to enlist in the Marines → s'engager dans les marines

enlist

vi (Mil etc) → sich melden (in zu)
vt soldiers, recruitseinziehen; supporters, collaboratorsanwerben, gewinnen; assistance, sympathy, supportgewinnen; could I enlist your aid?darf ich Sie um Hilfe bitten?; I had to enlist his helpich musste seine Hilfe in Anspruch nehmen

enlist

[ɪnˈlɪst]
1. vt
a. (Mil) (men) → arruolare
b. (support) → assicurarsi, procurarsi
2. vi (Mil) to enlist (in)arruolarsi (in)
enlisted man (Am) (Mil) → soldato semplice

enlist

(inˈlist) verb
1. to join an army etc. My father enlisted on the day after war was declared.
2. to obtain the support and help of. He has enlisted George to help him organize the party.
3. to obtain (support and help) from someone. They enlisted the support of five hundred people for their campaign.
References in classic literature ?
Should any one seem inclined to enlist, there were officious idlers and busybodies, of that class who are ever ready to dissuade others from any enterprise in which they themselves have no concern.
No, your Majesty," they replied - "we wish to enlist.
His object was to enlist an army of workmen, and to collect together the greater part of the materials.
Seeing the favorable disposition of the warriors toward Tars Tarkas, as well as toward me, I grasped the opportunity to enlist them in my cause against Zodanga.
In three days we were on the march toward Zodanga, one hundred thousand strong, as Tars Tarkas had been able to enlist the services of three smaller hordes on the promise of the great loot of Zodanga.
From this it came to pass that Italy fell partly into the hands of the Church and of republics, and, the Church consisting of priests and the republic of citizens unaccustomed to arms, both commenced to enlist foreigners.
Later, he had gone down to his mother's room and had spoken thus: "Ma, I'm going to enlist.
Still, to start on a brisk walk, and on such an errand as hers, on a dry clear wintry morning, through the rarefied air of these chalky hogs'-backs, was not depressing; and there is no doubt that her dream at starting was to win the heart of her mother-in-law, tell her whole history to that lady, enlist her on her side, and so gain back the truant.
He would come by night to the side of the Kincaid, and once aboard, would search out the members of the ship's original crew who had survived the terrors of this frightful expedition, and enlist them in an attempt to wrest the vessel from Tarzan and his beasts.
In many cases it will connect itself with the pre-existing factions, and will enlist all their animosities, partialities, influence, and interest on one side or on the other; and in such cases there will always be the greatest danger that the decision will be regulated more by the comparative strength of parties, than by the real demonstrations of innocence or guilt.
These words distressed me beyond belief; and when I had again related to him the circumstances under which I had descended into the valley, and sought to enlist his sympathies in my behalf by appealing to the bodily misery I had endure, he listened with impatience, and cut me short by exclaiming passionately, 'Me no hear you talk any more; by by Kanaka get mad, kill you and me too.
Seungri wanted to enlist along with other members, but had to prepare for his solo album release and promote the movie 'Love Only' which will premiere on March 2 at China.