[ en-rohl ]
/ ɛnˈroʊl /
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verb (used with object), en·rolled, en·rol·ling.
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.
verb (used without object), en·rolled, en·rol·ling.
to enroll oneself: He enrolled in college last week.
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Also especially British, en·rol .
Origin of enroll
OTHER WORDS FROM enrollen·roll·er, nounpre·en·roll, verbre·en·roll, verb
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