enlist


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to enlist: Inlist

enlist for (something)

1. To voluntarily sign up for something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enlist" and "for." Did you hear that Jim wants to enlist for military service? He really feels compelled to fight for his country.
2. To sign someone else up for something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enlist" and "for." I hope you don't mind, but I enlisted you for the clean-up crew after the dance. We need all the help we can get!
See also: enlist

enlist in (something)

1. To voluntarily sign up for something. This phrase is often used in reference to the armed forces. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enlist" and "in." Did you hear that Jim wants to enlist in the military? He really feels compelled to fight for his country.
2. To gather or obtain someone for some organization or purpose. This phrase is often used in reference to the armed forces. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enlist" and "in." Jim's father is a veteran and tried to enlist him in the military. Sorry I'm late, I got enlisted in the post-dance clean-up crew.
See also: enlist

enlist (oneself) for something

to sign up for something; to enroll for something. Sam wouldn't enlist for service. Todd enlisted himself for the army last week.
See also: enlist

enlist(oneself) in something

to join something; to join the armed services. She decided not to enlist herself in the air force. Bill enlisted in the army.
See also: enlist

enlist someone for something

to enroll someone for something; to seek help for something from someone. I enlisted all of them for the understudy parts. Can I enlist you for the committee?
See also: enlist

enlist someone in something

to recruit someone into something; to recruit someone into the armed services. They tried to enlist me in the army, but I decided against it. David enlisted his brother in an organization that gave assistance to peasants in South America.
See also: enlist
References in periodicals archive ?
Commercialization of Enlist corn follows the successful launch of Enlist cotton in 2016.
c) Dr Deanna Hagge gave a presentation outlining the types of laboratory based projects that could be performed within the network of ENLIST collaborating centres.
Farmers will deliver their Enlist E3 soybean crop to 1 of 4 ADM plants designated for this program:
According to the company, the Enlist E3 trait stack confers tolerance to 2,4-D, glyphosate, and glufosinate, bringing all three herbicide tolerances via a single transgenic event, presenting a unique advantage for customers.
As the company advances the Enlist system, product stewardship remains an important priority.
But threats of lawsuits by food safety and environmental groups who want to block Enlist could delay Dow's hopes to have farmers planting the new crops next spring.
The Enlist corn and Enlist soybean traits have undergone evaluation by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Health Canada (HC) and have been approved for food, feed and environmental release.
Qualified applicants holding bachelors' degrees, who enlist for two or more years in any MOS, can earn $8,000.
Shindong, 28, has been notified by Korea's Military Manpower Administration (MMA) to enlist on March 31.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 22, 2012-Dow AgroSciences LLC wins Enlist corn and Enlist soybeans' first approval in Canada(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Dow AgroSciences Developing Enlist System to Control Weeds, Retain Glyphosate Benefits
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 9, 2011-Dow AgroSciences LLC's Enlist corn & Enlist soybeans passes US FDA review(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
It's something I've always wanted to do since I was very little,'' said Jones, 17, who plans to enlist in the United States Marine Corps after graduating from Valencia High this week with the class of 2004.