- Rhymes: -ɪst
- (transitive) To enter on a list; to enroll; to register.
- (intransitive) To join a cause or organization, especially military service.
- The army wants potential soldiers to enlist.
- (transitive) To recruit the aid or membership of others.
- We enlisted fifty new members.
- To secure, to obtain.
- They enlisted government's support.
to enter on a list
to join a cause or organization
to recruit or to obtain