Meaning of “enlist” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “enlist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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enlistverb

us /ɪnˈlɪst/

enlist verb (JOIN)

[ I ] to join (an organization, esp. the armed forces):

He enlisted in the air force.

[ I ] An enlisted man/woman is a person in the armed forces who is not an officer.

enlist verb (ASK FOR HELP)

[ T ] to ask someone for help or support, or to ask for and obtain help and support:

(Definition of “enlist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)