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English verb: enlist

1. enlist (competition) join the military


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)sign up


Narrower (hyponym)conscript

2. enlist (possession) hire for work or assistance


SamplesEngage aid, help, services, or support.


Synonymsengage


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Broader (hypernym)procure, secure


Narrower (hyponym)recruit

3. enlist (competition) engage somebody to enter the army


Synonymsdraft, muster in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)enrol, enroll, enter, inscribe, recruit


Narrower (hyponym)levy, raise, recruit


Antonymsmuster out, discharge









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