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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.


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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