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

  • transitive & intransitive verb To admit or be admitted into a group, especially a college or university.
  • noun One who is admitted as a student to a college or university.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To enter in a register; register; enroll; especially, to enter or admit to membership in a body or society, particularly in a college or university, by enrolling one's name in a register.
  • To become a member of any body or society, especially a college or university, by having one's name entered in a register.
  • Matriculated; admitted; enrolled.
  • noun One who has been admitted to membership of a body, as a college or university, by enrolment in its register.

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

  • intransitive verb To go though the process of admission to membership, as by examination and enrollment, in a society or college.
  • adjective Matriculated.
  • transitive verb To enroll; to enter in a register

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

  • verb transitive To enroll as a member of a body, especially of a college or university
  • verb intransitive To be enrolled as a member of a body, especially of a college or university.

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

  • verb enroll as a student
  • noun someone who has been admitted to a college or university

Etymologies

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

[From Medieval Latin mātrīculāre, mātrīculāt-, from Late Latin mātrīcula, list, diminutive of mātrīx, mātrīc-; see matrix.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin matrix, list

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