Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To enter or register in a roll, list, or record: enrolled the child in kindergarten; enroll the minutes of the meeting.
  • transitive v. To roll or wrap up.
  • transitive v. To write or print a final copy of; engross.
  • intransitive v. To place one's name on a roll or register; sign up: We enrolled in the army.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To enter (a name, etc.) in a register, roll or list
  • v. To enlist (someone) or make (someone) a member of
  • v. To enlist oneself (in something) or become a member (of something)
  • v. To envelop; to enwrap.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To insert in a roil; to register or enter in a list or catalogue or on rolls of court; hence, to record; to insert in records; to leave in writing; ; also, reflexively, to enlist.
  • transitive v. To envelop; to inwrap; to involve.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To write in a roll or register; insert or enter the name of in a list or catalogue: as, to enroll men for military service.
  • To record; insert in records; put into writing or on record.
  • To roll; involve; wrap.
  • Synonyms and Enlist, Register, etc. See record, v.
  • In law, to engross; to prepare in proper legal form; also, specifically, to make a legislative bill ready for the consideration of the Executive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. register formally as a participant or member

Etymologies

Middle English enrollen, from Old French enroller : en-, in; see en-1 + rolle, roll (from Latin rotula, little wheel; see roll).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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