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Synonyms for enlist

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  1. enlist

    enter, register, enroll, incorporate, embody

    withdraw, erase, expunge, dismiss, disband, disembody

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enlistverb

    join the military

    draft, engage, muster in

    muster out, discharge

  2. engage, enlistverb

    hire for work or assistance

    "engage aid, help, services, or support"

    rent, prosecute, occupy, draft, engross, charter, mesh, operate, employ, absorb, engage, affiance, hire, betroth, lock, take, wage, pursue, lease, muster in, plight

    discharge, muster out

  3. enlist, draft, muster inverb

    engage somebody to enter the army

    draft, draught, engage, outline, blueprint, muster in

    muster out, discharge

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. enlistverb

    enroll, register, record, list

  2. enlistverb

    engage, induce to serve, secure the assistance of

  3. enlistverb

    list, enroll one's self

  4. enlistverb

    embark, engage, pledge one's assistance

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "enlist":

    mobilize, obtain, enrol

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  1. Queen Victoria:

    The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone who can speak or write to join in checking this mad, wicked folly of Woman's Rights with all its attendant horrors on which her poor, feeble sex is bent, forgetting every sense of womanly feeling and propriety.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    This latest behaviors around Ukraine, trying to enlist the President of Ukraine in a plot to undermine former Vice President Biden or lose the military aide he needs to defend against Trump's friend, Vladimir Putin -- if that's not an impeachable offense, I don't know what is.

  3. Chuck Grassley:

    I don't know how you can reach any conclusion, except that Trump had everybody in the White House to discuss it and unanimously except for one they said you shouldn't do what the one lawyer said he thought the president ought to do. The president rejected it. The President did the right thing, the president and the White House, particularly a man named Jeffrey Clark… put a full court press on the acting attorney general to try to enlist them in overturning the results of the last election.

  4. Alan Blinder:

    If I was Alan Blinder, I'd be trying to enlist members of Congress on the side of the The Fed and on the side of the law, if he gets into a knife fight with the White House he wants some members on his side.

  5. Yoo Sung-man:

    The band members who are in their 20s must enlist for compulsory military service in a few years.

Translations for enlist

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  • вербувам, записвам се, постъпвамBulgarian
  • nabrat, narukovatCzech
  • varbiĝiEsperanto
  • enlistar, reclutar, conseguir, alistarSpanish
  • värväytyä, värvätäFinnish
  • rejoindre, recruterFrench
  • engajarIdo
  • зачислить, завербовать, зачисляться, набрать, заручаться, вербовать, зачислять, зачислиться, заручиться, набирать, записаться, записыватьсяRussian
  • värvaSwedish
  • 招募Chinese

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