conscript

[v. kuhn-skript; n., adj. kon-skript]
verb (used with object)
1.
to draft for military or naval service.
2.
to compel into service.
noun
3.
a recruit obtained by conscription.
adjective
4.
enrolled or formed by conscription; drafted: a conscript soldier.

Origin:
1525–35; < Latin conscrīptus, past participle of conscrībere to conscribe; see con-, script

conscriptable, adjective
nonconscriptable, adjective


1. induct, impress, recruit, mobilize.
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conscript
 
n
1.  a.  a person who is enrolled for compulsory military service
 b.  (as modifier): a conscript army
 
vb
2.  (tr) to enrol (youths, civilians, etc) for compulsory military service
 
[C15: from Latin conscrīptus, past participle of conscrībere to write together in a list, enrol, from scrībere to write]

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conscript
1813, Amer.Eng., a word from the militia drafts in the War of 1812; probably a back-formation from conscription. Popularized (or unpopularized) during U.S. Civil War, when both sides resorted to it in 1862. Related: Conscripted (1813).

conscript
1530s, from L. conscriptus, pp. of conscribere (see conscription). The noun is attested 1800, from Fr. conscrit.
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Example sentences
In this sense, only in this sense, genes can be conscripted to contribute to
  matters of faith.
Others were conscripted for a limited time from local villages.
Above all, he had to decide soon whether to wait and be conscripted or to
  volunteer.
He built new roads and conscripted hundreds of thousands of workers to raise
  defensive walls along the empire's borders.
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