enroll

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verb en·roll \in-ˈrōl, en-\
variants: or less commonly

enrol

Definition of enroll

enrolled

;

enrolling

  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 \in-rō-ˈlē, en-\ noun

enrollment

play or less commonly

enrolment

\in-ˈrōl-mənt, en-\ noun

Examples of enroll in a Sentence

  1. The college enrolls about 25,000 students.

  2. They enrolled several volunteers for the study.

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Origin and Etymology of enroll

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


ENROLL Defined for English Language Learners

enroll

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verb

Definition of enroll for English Language Learners

  • : 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


ENROLL Defined for Kids

enroll

play
verb en·roll \in-ˈrōl\

Definition of enroll for Students

enrolled

;

enrolling

  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
variants: or

enrol

Legal Definition of enroll

enrolled

enrolling

  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


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