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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To join or get someone to join. Also: To get the support of.

Usage examples (32)
  • The children will try to enlist the help of their parents as they work on their reports.
  • "In plain English, enlist in my company, my fine fellow, and your life and liberty are both safe."
  • As, of course, it will - if you choose to enlist, that is.
  • I think the reason you won’t enlist, is you would indeed be officer material, and promptly get fragged by your own men. for more
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