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enroll

[en-rohl]
verb (used with object)
1.
to write the name of (a person) in a roll or register; place upon a list; register: It took two days to enroll the new students.
2.
to enlist (oneself).
3.
to put in a record; record: to enroll the minutes of a meeting; to enroll the great events of history.
4.
to roll or wrap up: fruit enrolled in tissue paper.
5.
Nautical. to document (a U.S. vessel) by issuing a certificate of enrollment.
verb (used without object)
6.
to enroll oneself: He enrolled in college last week.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English enrollen < Old French enroller. See en-1, roll

enroller, noun
preenroll, verb
reenroll, verb
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enroll
mid-14c., from O.Fr. enroller, from en- "make, put in" + rolle (see roll). Related: Enrolled; enrolling.
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