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also en·rol  (ĕn-rōl′)
v. en·rolled, en·roll·ing, en·rolls also en·rols
1. To enter or register in a roll, list, or record: enrolled the child in kindergarten; enroll the minutes of the meeting.
2. To roll or wrap up.
3. To write or print a final copy of; engross.
To place one's name on a roll or register; sign up: We enrolled in the army.

[Middle English enrollen, from Old French enroller : en-, in; see en-1 + rolle, roll (from Latin rotula, little wheel; see roll).]

en·roll·ee′ n.


or en•rol


v. -rolled, -roll•ing or -rol•ling. v.t.
1. to write the name of (a person) in a roll or register; register.
2. to make officially a member of a group.
3. to enlist (oneself).
4. to put in a record; record.
5. to roll or wrap up.
6. to enroll oneself or become enrolled: to enroll in college.
[1300–50; Middle English < Old French enroller]
en•roll•ee′, n.
en•roll′er, n.


Past participle: enrolled
Gerund: enrolling

I enroll
you enroll
he/she/it enrolls
we enroll
you enroll
they enroll
I enrolled
you enrolled
he/she/it enrolled
we enrolled
you enrolled
they enrolled
Present Continuous
I am enrolling
you are enrolling
he/she/it is enrolling
we are enrolling
you are enrolling
they are enrolling
Present Perfect
I have enrolled
you have enrolled
he/she/it has enrolled
we have enrolled
you have enrolled
they have enrolled
Past Continuous
I was enrolling
you were enrolling
he/she/it was enrolling
we were enrolling
you were enrolling
they were enrolling
Past Perfect
I had enrolled
you had enrolled
he/she/it had enrolled
we had enrolled
you had enrolled
they had enrolled
I will enroll
you will enroll
he/she/it will enroll
we will enroll
you will enroll
they will enroll
Future Perfect
I will have enrolled
you will have enrolled
he/she/it will have enrolled
we will have enrolled
you will have enrolled
they will have enrolled
Future Continuous
I will be enrolling
you will be enrolling
he/she/it will be enrolling
we will be enrolling
you will be enrolling
they will be enrolling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enrolling
you have been enrolling
he/she/it has been enrolling
we have been enrolling
you have been enrolling
they have been enrolling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enrolling
you will have been enrolling
he/she/it will have been enrolling
we will have been enrolling
you will have been enrolling
they will have been enrolling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enrolling
you had been enrolling
he/she/it had been enrolling
we had been enrolling
you had been enrolling
they had been enrolling
I would enroll
you would enroll
he/she/it would enroll
we would enroll
you would enroll
they would enroll
Past Conditional
I would have enrolled
you would have enrolled
he/she/it would have enrolled
we would have enrolled
you would have enrolled
they would have enrolled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.enroll - register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
muster in, draft, enlist - engage somebody to enter the army
unionise, unionize - recruit for a union or organize into a union; "We don't allow people to come into our plant and try to unionize the workers"
register - enroll to vote; "register for an election"
matriculate - enroll as a student
register - record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions


1. To register in or as if in a book:
2. To become a member of:
Informal: sign on.


(inˈrəul) (American) enroll – past tense, past participle enˈrolled verb
to add (someone), or have oneself added, to a list (as a pupil at a school, a member of a club etc). Can we enrol for this class?; You must enrol your child before the start of the school term.
enˈrolment noun
enrolment is spelt with one -l-.
References in classic literature ?
For a time she had the whole household enrolled in the service of art.
In like manner, with respect to boys who are not yet enrolled, or old men who are past war, we admit that they are in some respects citizens, but not completely so, but with some exceptions, for these are not yet arrived to years of maturity, and those are past service; nor is there any difference between them.
Thus, then, one of our own noble stamp, even a whaleman, is the tutelary guardian of England; and by good rights, we harpooneers of Nantucket should be enrolled in the most noble order of St.
It is no wonder that in an age when this kind of merit is so little in fashion, and so slenderly provided for, persons possessed of it should very eagerly flock to a place where they were sure of being received with great complaisance; indeed, where they might enjoy almost the same advantages of a liberal fortune as if they were entitled to it in their own right; for Mr Allworthy was not one of those generous persons who are ready most bountifully to bestow meat, drink, and lodging on men of wit and learning, for which they expect no other return but entertainment, instruction, flattery, and subserviency; in a word, that such persons should be enrolled in the number of domestics, without wearing their master's cloathes, or receiving wages.
Let everyone who advocates war be enrolled in a special regiment of advance-guards, for the front of every storm, of every attack, to lead them all!'"
He then formally declared war against Pedro Lopez, the leader of the slave-drivers, enrolled a band of runaway slaves in his service, armed them, and conducted a campaign, which ended by his killing with his own hands the notorious half-breed and breaking down the system which he represented.