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enroll

verb en·roll \in-ˈrōl, en-\

Simple Definition of enroll

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of enroll

enrolledenrolling

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to insert, register, or enter in a list, catalog, or roll <the school enrolls about 800 pupils>

  3. 2 :  to prepare a final perfect copy of (a bill passed by a legislature) in written or printed form

  4. 3 :  to roll or wrap up

  5. intransitive verb
  6. :  to enroll oneself or cause oneself to be enrolled <we enrolled in the history course>

enrollee play \-rō-ˈlē\ noun
enrollmentplay also enrolment \-ˈrōl-mənt\ noun

Examples of enroll in a sentence

  1. The college enrolls about 25,000 students.

  2. They enrolled several volunteers for the study.



Variants of enroll

also enrol play \in-ˈrōl, en-\

Origin of enroll

Middle English, from Anglo-French enrouler, from en- + rolle roll, register


First Known Use: 14th century


ENROLL Defined for Kids

enroll

play
verb en·roll \in-ˈrōl\

Definition of enroll for Students

enrolledenrolling

  1. 1 :  to include (as a name) on a roll or list

  2. 2 :  to take in as a member

  3. 3 :  to become a member :  join




Law Dictionary

enroll

transitive verb en·roll

Legal Definition of enroll

enrolledenrolling

  1. 1 :  to insert, register, or enter in a list, catalog, or roll <enrolled the deed>

  2. 2 :  to prepare a final copy of (a bill passed by a legislature) in written or printed form — see also enrolled bill at bill 1 — compare engross

enrollment noun


Variants of enroll

or enrol


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