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 for enlist
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. To secure the support and aid of; to employ in advancing
        interest; as, to enlist persons in the cause of truth, or
        in a charitable enterprise.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: join the military
      2: hire for work or assistance; "engage aid, help, services, or
         support" [syn: engage, enlist]
      3: engage somebody to enter the army [syn: enlist, draft,
         muster in] [ant: discharge, muster out]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  90 Moby Thesaurus words for "enlist":
     affiliate, affiliate with, alternate, associate, bring, call up,
     carry, combine, come into, commandeer, conscript, cover, creep in,
     decide, detach, detach for service, determine, dispose, do a hitch,
     do a stint, do a tour, do time, draft, employ, engage, enroll,
     enter, fill in for, gather, get, get into, get to do, go into,
     have a go, have tenure, hire, hold office, impress, inaugurate,
     incline, induce, induct, influence, initiate, install, instate,
     interest in, invest, join, join up, keep a watch, lead,
     league with, levy, list, lure, make available, mobilize, muster,
     muster in, obtain, ordain, organize, press, procure, prompt, raise,
     re-up, recruit, reenlist, register, relieve, retain, secure,
     serve time, sign on, sign up, sneak in, spell, spell off, summon,
     sway, take out membership, take turns, take up membership,
     team up with, team with, tempt, time off, volunteer

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