verb (used with or without object), en·rolled, en·rol·ling.

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Examples from the Web for enrol

Historical Examples of enrol

  • He will rob the citizens of their slaves; he will then set them free and enrol them in his body-guard.

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

  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for enrol


US enroll

verb -rols or US -rolls, -rolling or -rolled (mainly tr)

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
Derived Formsenrollee, nounenroller, noun
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Word Origin and History for enrol

alternative spelling of enroll.

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