from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person who enlists or is enlisted for service in the armed forces.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun any new member of an organization or supporter of a cause.
  • noun an enlisted man or woman in the armed forces.
  • noun a person who enlisted voluntarily in the armed forces; -- contrasted with draftee.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who enlists (or is enlisted), especially into the armed forces

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

  • noun any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)


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