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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

Full Definition of enroll

en·rolleden·roll·ing

  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>

en·roll·ee play \-rō-ˈlē\ noun
en·roll·mentplay also en·rol·ment \-ˈrōl-mənt\ noun

Examples of enroll

  1. The college enrolls about 25,000 students.

  2. They enrolled several volunteers for the study.



Variants of enroll

also en·rol play \in-ˈrōl, en-\

Origin of enroll

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


First Known Use: 14th century


ENROLLMENT Defined for Kids

enrollment

noun en·roll·ment \in-ˈrōl-mənt\

Definition of enrollment

  1. 1 :  the act of becoming a member or being made a member

  2. 2 :  the number of members





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