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enroll

[en-rohl] /ɛnˈroʊl/
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
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English enrollen < Old French enroller. See en-1, roll
Related forms
enroller, noun
preenroll, verb
reenroll, verb
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Word Origin and History for re enroll

enroll

v.

mid-14c., from Old French enroller "record in a register" (13c., Modern French enrôler), from en- "make, put in" (see en- (1)) + rolle (see roll (n.)). Related: Enrolled; enrolling.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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