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[en-rohl] /ɛnˈroʊl/
verb (used with or without object), enrolled, enrolling.
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  • He will rob the citizens of their slaves; he will then set them free and enrol them in his body-guard.

    The Republic Plato
  • Of all the company present, only one failed to enrol himself.

    The Cock-House at Fellsgarth Talbot Baines Reed
  • Poor thing, I thought at first she was coming to enrol for our 'Friendly.'

  • It would be well worth while to dispense with the services of some of them, in order to enrol all.

    Economic Sophisms Frederic Bastiat
  • In such a cause I am well pleased to enrol myself a missionary.

    Thoughts on Man William Godwin
  • This monkey is not a bad fellow, and I intend to enrol him as one of my vassals.


    Clifton Johnson
  • Why, we enrol our husbands in the large fraternity of St. Arnold.

    The Iron Pincers Eugne Sue
  • To enrol him as a British subject would be a disgrace to the name of one.

  • Miss Goold had failed him, but he was not yet ready to enrol himself a citizen of England.

    Hyacinth George A. Birmingham
  • And this time she was made to enrol herself as a drummer in the corps.

    Strange Pages from Family Papers T. F. Thiselton Dyer
British Dictionary definitions for enrol


verb (mainly transitive) -rols (US) -rolls, -rolling, -rolled
to record or note in a roll or list
(also intransitive) to become or cause to become a member; enlist; register
to put on record; record
(rare) to roll or wrap up
Derived Forms
enrollee, noun
enroller, noun
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alternative spelling of enroll.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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