What are some alternative words for recruit?

Synonyms for recruit
rɪˈkrut

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term recruit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. recruit, military recruit(noun)

    a recently enlisted soldier

    Synonyms:
    enlistee, military recruit

  2. recruit, enlistee(verb)

    any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)

    Synonyms:
    enlistee, military recruit

  3. enroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruit(verb)

    register formally as a participant or member

    "The party recruited many new members"

    Synonyms:
    go into, participate, enrol, infix, enter, encrypt, get into, go in, put down, figure, introduce, levy, code, cipher, cypher, embark, grave, scratch, autograph, record, inscribe, write in code, insert, engrave, encipher, accede, get in, come in, enroll, move into, raise

  4. recruit(verb)

    seek to employ

    "The lab director recruited an able crew of assistants"

    Synonyms:
    enrol, enter, raise, levy, inscribe, enroll

  5. recruit, levy, raise(verb)

    cause to assemble or enlist in the military

    "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, evoke, arouse, put forward, leaven, set up, enrol, upgrade, impose, inscribe, provoke, elevate, kick upstairs, upraise, enkindle, put up, heighten, stir, elicit, advance, conjure, lift, fire, farm, grow, bring up, conjure up, nurture, resurrect, levy, promote, prove, erect, raise, call down, get up, produce, call forth, invoke, enter, enroll, rear, parent, enhance

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recruit

    The transitive use of recover in the sense of cure, heal, etc., as in 2 Kings v, 6, "That thou mayest recover him of his leprosy," is now practically obsolete. The chief transitive use of recover is in the sense to obtain again after losing, regain, repossess, etc.; as, to recover stolen goods; to recover health. The intransitive sense, be cured, be restored, etc., is very common; as, to recover from sickness, terror, or misfortune.

    Synonyms:
    be cured, be healed, be restored, cure, heal, reanimate, recover, recuperate, regain, repossess, restore, resume, retrieve

    Antonyms:
    die, fail, grow worse, relapse, sink

    Preposition:
    From; rarely of; (Law) to recover judgment against, to recover damages of or from a person.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recruit

    Synonyms:
    repair, refresh, renew, restore, recover, recreate, invigorate, revive, reinforce

    Antonyms:
    waste, lose, impair, relapse, decay, decline

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. recruit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    repair, replenish

  2. recruit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    refresh, revive, restore, renovate

  3. recruit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Mil.) reinforce, supply with new men

  4. recruit(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    raise new soldiers, get supplies of men

  5. recruit(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    revive, recover, regain health, be restored to health, get well

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    recruiting, recruitment, hire, recruits, hiring, recruited, employ, rookie, attract, conscript, engage

How to pronounce recruit?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say recruit in sign language?

  1. recruit

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#267code
#657enter
#782record
#958figure
#960fire
#1666repair
#1717farm
#1771parent
#1837advance
#2088upgrade
#2197hire
#2273produce
#2406promote
#2923grow
#3136participate
#3398rear
#3400enhance
#3548resume
#3551raise
#3665insert
#3993recruitment
#4340prove
#4499lift
#5050introduce
#5701restore
#6143cure
#6220engage
#6337recruiting
#6356recover
#6926hiring
#7554attract
#7665scratch
#8065grave
#8383renew
#8514retrieve
#9099employ
#9288levy
#9781impose
#9833refresh
#10284stir
#10811enroll
#10928recruit
#11812rookie
#11997heal
#15731reinforce
#16053invoke
#16750recruited
#17242erect
#17534autograph
#18690recruits
#19303regain
#21302encrypt
#22446nurture
#23117revive
#23915cipher
#25081embark
#26041recreate
#26899provoke
#28331enrol
#29479elicit
#29834evoke
#29876elevate
#43132arouse
#43704conjure
#46777heighten
#47021cypher
#53917resurrect
#59798engrave
#68545accede
#71611kindle
#74485infix
#79672invigorate
#84296leaven
#86158recuperate
#94488conscript
#105759inscribe
#115030repossess
#247030reanimate
#297696encipher

How to use recruit in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Byman:

    If economic growth is not robust, young people are more likely to turn against their leaders. It also makes it easier for radicals to recruit.

  2. Corinne Dufka:

    The strategy of those loyal to Koufa appears to be to empty the region of administrative leaders, government officials and others collaborating with the army to both establish their authority and, perhaps, recruit more easily.

  3. Morie Lengor:

    Some have died, some have retired, yet we cannot recruit because our training school is being used as an Ebola treatment center.

  4. Barack Obama:

    This legislation specifically impedes our ability to close Guantanamo in a way I have repeatedly argued is counterproductive to our efforts to defeat terrorism around the world, guantanamo is one of the premier mechanisms for jihadists to recruit.

  5. Pat Ryder:

    This individual was very dangerous. He had significant technical skills, and he had expressed a strong desire to kill Americans, and recruit others to kill Americans.


Translations for recruit

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تجنيدArabic
  • branec, rekrutovat, rekrutCzech
  • Rekrut, rekrutierenGerman
  • rekruto, varbiEsperanto
  • recluta, reclutarSpanish
  • virkistää, virkistäytyä, alokas, rekrytoida, palkata, täydennys, värvätä, täydentääFinnish
  • recrue, recruter, enrôlerFrench
  • újonc, toboroz, regruta, verbuválHungarian
  • rinnovare, rigenerare, reintegro, rinvigorire, arruolare, rimpiazzo, ricreare, recluta, arruolato, rigenerarsi, reclutareItalian
  • 新兵Japanese
  • tiroLatin
  • ika tauhouMāori
  • rekruttNorwegian
  • recrutaPortuguese
  • призывни́к, нанимать, вербовать, нанять, завербовать, ре́крут, новобра́нецRussian
  • rekrytSwedish
  • sajiliSwahili

Get even more translations for recruit »

Translation

Find a translation for the recruit synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of recruit

  1. recruit
    recruit
    recruit
    recruit
    recruit

Discuss these recruit synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "recruit." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 21 Oct. 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/recruit>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for recruit?

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for recruit:

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.