verb \in-ˈrōl, en-\

: to enter (someone) as a member of or participant in something

: to take (someone) as a member or participant

: to become a member or participant


Full Definition of ENROLL

transitive verb
:  to insert, register, or enter in a list, catalog, or roll <the school enrolls about 800 pupils>
:  to prepare a final perfect copy of (a bill passed by a legislature) in written or printed form
:  to roll or wrap up
intransitive verb
:  to enroll oneself or cause oneself to be enrolled <we enrolled in the history course>
en·roll·ee \-rō-ˈlē\ noun
en·roll·ment also en·rol·ment \-ˈrōl-mənt\ noun

Variants of ENROLL

en·roll also en·rol \in-ˈrōl, en-\

Examples of ENROLL

  1. The college enrolls about 25,000 students.
  2. They enrolled several volunteers for the study.

Origin of ENROLL

Middle English, from Anglo-French enrouler, from en- + rolle roll, register
First Known Use: 14th century


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