re-enlist


re-enlist
re-enlist (v.) also reenlist, 1828, from RE- (Cf. re-) "back, again" + ENLIST (Cf. enlist). Related: Re-enlisted; re-enlisting.

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  • Enlist — En*list , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enlisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enlisting}.] 1. To enter on a list; to enroll; to register. [1913 Webster] 2. To engage for military or naval service, the name being entered on a list or register; as, to enlist men.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enlist — [en list′, inlist′] vt. 1. to enroll for service in some branch of the armed forces 2. to win the support of; get the help or services of [to enlist men in a cause] 3. to get (another s help, support, aid, etc.) vi. 1. to join some branch of the… …   English World dictionary

  • Enlist — En*list , v. i. 1. To enroll and bind one s self for military or naval service; as, he enlisted in the regular army; the men enlisted for the war. [1913 Webster] 2. To enter heartily into a cause, as if enrolled. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enlist — index appoint, bait (lure), coax, convert (persuade), convince, employ (engage services), engage ( …   Law dictionary

  • enlist employees in a labor union — index organize (unionize) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enlist in a labor union — index organize (unionize) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enlist in one's service — index engage (hire) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enlist jurors — index empanel Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enlist with — index combine (act in concert) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enlist — 1590s, from EN (Cf. en ) (1) make, put in + LIST (Cf. list) (n.). Possibly suggested by Du. inlijsten to write on a list. Related: Enlisted; enlisting …   Etymology dictionary

  • enlist — [v] sign up for responsibility admit, appoint, assign, attract, call to arms, call up, conscribe, conscript, draft, embody, employ, engage, enroll, enter, enter into, gather, get, hire, hitch, incorporate, induct, initiate, inscribe, interest,… …   New thesaurus


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