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enlist

en·list

enlist

 
pronunciation:
ihn lIst
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part of speech: verb
inflections: enlisted, enlisting, enlists
definition 1: to sign up to serve in the military or in some cause.
He will enlist in the army.
synonyms:
sign up
similar words:
join, register
definition 2: to get the services of.
They enlisted our help to finish the job.
synonyms:
draft, enroll, recruit, sign up
similar words:
engage
derivation: enlister (n.)
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