HyperDic: enlist

English > 3 senses of the word enlist:
VERBcompetitionenlistjoin the military
possessionenlist, engagehire for work or assistance
competitionenlist, draft, muster inengage somebody to enter the army
enlist > pronunciation
Soundsehnlih'st
Rhymesabortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > enlist: 3 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningjoin the military.
PatternSomebody ----s
Narrowerconscriptenroll into service compulsorily
Broadersign upjoin a club, an activity, etc. with the intention to join or participate, "Sign up for yoga classes"
Spanishalistarse, alistar
Nounsenlistmenta period of time spent in military service
English > enlist: 3 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaninghire for work or assistance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Synonymengage
Narrowerrecruitseek to employ
Broaderprocure, secureGet by special effort
Spanishcontratar, emplear, reclutar
English > enlist: 3 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningEngage somebody to enter the army.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsdraft, muster in
Narrowerrecruit, levy, raiseCause to assemble or enlist in the military
Broaderenroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruitregister formally as a participant or member
Oppositedischarge, muster outRelease from military service
Spanishalistar, enrolar
Catalanallistar-se, allistar, enrolar-se, reclutar
Nounsenlisteeany new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
enlistingthe act of getting recruits
enlistmenta period of time spent in military service

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