en·roll also en·rol (ĕn-rōl)
v. en·rolled, en·roll·ing, en·rolls also en·rols
1. To enter or register in a roll, list, or record: enrolled the child in kindergarten; enroll the minutes of the meeting.
2. To roll or wrap up.
3. To write or print a final copy of; engross.
To place one's name on a roll or register; sign up: We enrolled in the army.
[Middle English enrollen, from Old French enroller : en-, in; see EN-1 + rolle, roll (from Latin rotula, little wheel; see ROLL).]
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