verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- enlisted man,
- enlisted woman,
Origin of enlist
Examples from the Web for enlist
She claims the FBI tried to enlist her as a cooperating source in their investigation.
Now, of course, we have no choice but enlist anyone we can in the fight against ISIS.
But with America in the midst of another battle abroad, the president seems anxious to enlist the help of other countries.
Another tip is to outsource willpower: Enlist family and friends to join you in your goal to give up smoking or get fit.
When it was his turn to speak, Ostronic warned that Kimberlin was trying to “enlist” the jury in a silencing of free speech.
Then came thoughts of Madge Mullion, who seemed to be developing more and more a desire to enlist him in her train of admirers.The Vicar's People|George Manville Fenn
He never undertakes to enlist our sympathies on the wrong side.
I'd like to enlist myself, but the editor would never hear of such a thing.The Harlequin Opal, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Fergus Hume
The fine practical education which would thus be secured would induce men to enlist.The Life of Isaac Ingalls Stevens, Volume I (of 2)|Hazard Stevens
Fired with missionary zeal he proceeded in 1843 to Jamaica in order to enlist Christian emigrants for the work in Africa.Stanley in Africa|James P. Boyd