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recruit

re·cruit

recruit

 
 
pronunciation:
rih krut
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a soldier recently drafted or enlisted into the armed forces.
similar words:
draftee, inductee, volunteer
definition 2: a new member of a group or organization.
similar words:
apprentice, beginner, initiate, neophyte, newcomer, novice, rookie
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: recruited, recruiting, recruits
definition 1: to enlist (persons) in a group or organization.
Churches try to recruit faithful followers.
 
synonyms:
enlist
antonyms:
discharge
similar words:
induct, sign up
definition 2: to enlist (persons) in the armed forces.
synonyms:
enlist
similar words:
conscript, draft, impress, induct, sign up
definition 3: to create (an organization or armed force) by finding members.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to enroll young men and women in the armed forces.
derivations: recruitable (adj.), recruiter (n.)