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Definition of Enlist

Enlist

  1. To enter on a list; to enroll; to register.
  2. To engage for military or naval service, the name being entered on a list or register; as, to enlist men.
  3. To secure the support and aid of; to employ in advancing interest; as, to enlist persons in the cause of truth, or in a charitable enterprise.
  4. To enroll and bind one's self for military or naval service; as, he enlisted in the regular army; the men enlisted for the war.
  5. To enter heartily into a cause, as if enrolled.

Enlist Quotations

The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of 'Women's Rights'. It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself.
Queen Victoria

A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
Alexandre Dumas

A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms agains himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
Ambrose Bierce

Zoroastrianism is about the opposition of good and evil. For the triumph of good, we have to make a choice. We can enlist on the side of good by prospering, making money and using our wealth to help others.
Rohinton Mistry

For heaven's sake, when you see the enemy attacking, you pick up the pitchfork, and you enlist everybody you see. You don't stand around arguing about who's responsible, or who's going to pay.
Sylvia Earle
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Enlist Translations

enlist in Dutch is dienst nemen
enlist in German is beteiligen
enlist in Italian is far partecipare
enlist in Latin is inscribo
enlist in Norwegian is verve, slutte seg til
enlist in Portuguese is aliste
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