Definition of 'enlist'
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Thousands came forward to enlist in the army. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)Another big help for us was enlisting the support of former pastors. Christianity Today (2000)They also enlisted some showbiz pals to help out. The Sun (2012)They would rather sit behind bars than enlist in the army. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The various attempts made by the generals to enlist broader support and a more acceptable constitutional image all failed. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)The law could also enlist the help of technology companies to limit access to information or monitor online activity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Police forces are enlisting new recruits. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They have also enlisted the Almighty in their quest for fashion credibility. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They have to enlist support for aspects of the job they don't do well. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The number of women enlisting has also helped to pre-empt talk of a return to the draft. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But he does pop in now and again and has also enlisted his celeb chef pals to help out at various times during the year. The Sun (2015)Nonetheless, it is thought they will continue to campaign against it if they can enlist support from any other shareholders. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So that's why we have enlisted the help of some of the biggest names in horticulture to give you a hand. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She enlists in the army in the hope of finding a new direction, but comes into conflict with her tough commanding officer. The Sun (2011)One of the best answers would be enlisting Turkey's help. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Most of all, they want to know how to enlist the support of the Americans. Times, Sunday Times (2007)By thus giving yourself a challenge you enlist the aid of your emotions, and self-respect will goad you on. 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)He had decided that, for various reasons, the best thing would be for him to enlist in the army. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Don't carry your fears all by yourself; enlist help and talk it through to make the burden more bearable. POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)
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Translations for 'enlist'
British English: enlist VERB
If someone enlists or is enlisted, they join the army, navy, marines, or air force.
He enlisted in the 82nd Airborne.
Definition of enlist from the Collins English Dictionary
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