- to write the name of (a person) in a roll or register; place upon a list; register: It took two days to enroll the new students.
- to enlist (oneself).
- to put in a record; record: to enroll the minutes of a meeting; to enroll the great events of history.
- to roll or wrap up: fruit enrolled in tissue paper.
- Nautical. to document (a U.S. vessel) by issuing a certificate of enrollment.
- to enroll oneself: He enrolled in college last week.
Origin of enroll
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Examples from the Web for enrolled
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She had enrolled at Maimonides University in North Miami Beach in order to work towards a degree in clinical sexology.Whip It: Secrets of a Dominatrix
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After he graduated high school, Stasio enrolled at the University at Buffalo and entered the ROTC program.How the NSA Became a Killing Machine
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She was 16 when she enrolled in middle school, but her classmates teased her relentlessly.
A year later, she enrolled in Dongguk University, where she is now a junior studying criminal justice.
I had enrolled your name in the list of the honourable dead.
He "had enrolled his name on the list of the honourable dead."
The Educational Department, with day and evening classes, has 15,000 enrolled.
After three years women who are enrolled are entitled to a little house.The Works of Aphra Behn
New York enrolled two battalions, and sent them to Sacketts Harbor.
- to record or note in a roll or list
- (also intr) to become or cause to become a member; enlist; register
- to put on record; record
- rare to roll or wrap up
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Word Origin and History for enrolled
alternative spelling of enroll.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper