verb (used with object)

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)

to enroll oneself: He enrolled in college last week.

Nearby words

  1. enrico,
  2. enright,
  3. enriquillo,
  4. enrobe,
  5. enrol,
  6. enrolled bill,
  7. enrollee,
  8. enrollment,
  9. enrolment,
  10. enron

Origin of enroll

1300–50; Middle English enrollen < Old French enroller. See en-1, roll

Related formsen·roll·er, nounpre·en·roll, verbre·en·roll, verb

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Examples from the Web for re-enroll

  • Meanwhile a circular letter has been early mailed to the previous year's competitors, urging them to re-enroll by post-card.

    The Amateur Garden|George W. Cable

Word Origin and History for re-enroll



mid-14c., from Old French enroller "record in a register" (13c., Modern French enrôler), from en- "make, put in" (see en- (1)) + rolle (see roll (n.)). Related: Enrolled; enrolling.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper