1. join the military

Definition categories: competition

2. hire for work or assistance

Similar word(s): engage

Definition categories: possession, procure, secure

3. engage somebody to enter the army

Similar word(s): draft

Definition categories: competition, enrol, enroll, enter, inscribe, recruit

Sentences with enlist as a verb:

- The army wants potential soldiers to enlist.

- We enlisted fifty new members.

- They enlisted government's support.