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

  Enroll \En*roll"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enrolled; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Enrolling.] [Pref. en- + roll: cf. F. enr[^o]ler; pref.
     en- (L. in) + r[^o]le roll or register. See Roll, n.]
     [Written also enrol.]
     1. To insert in a roil; to register or enter in a list or
        catalogue or on rolls of court; hence, to record; to
        insert in records; to leave in writing; as, to enroll men
        for service; to enroll a decree or a law; also,
        reflexively, to enlist.
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              An unwritten law of common right, so engraven in the
              hearts of our ancestors, and by them so constantly
              enjoyed and claimed, as that it needed not
              enrolling.                            --Milton.
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              All the citizen capable of bearing arms enrolled
              themselves.                           --Prescott.
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     2. To envelop; to inwrap; to involve. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  enrol
      v 1: register formally as a participant or member; "The party
           recruited many new members" [syn: enroll, inscribe,
           enter, enrol, recruit]

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