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Synonyms for recruit
rɪˈkrut

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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
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say recruit in sign language?

  1. recruit

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How to use recruit in a sentence?

  1. Dianne Feinstein:

    Five years ago the FBI informed me it had concerns that an administrative member of my California staff was potentially being sought out by the Chinese government to provide information, he was not a mole or a spy, but someone who a foreign intelligence service thought it could recruit.

  2. Josh Campbell:

    Agents build trust with people and recruit them to help, and these informants often get paid in return, being unable to pay informants destroys that relationship of trust that is so key to recruiting people to report crime.

  3. Dan Adamus:

    It's certainly harder for airlines to recruit qualified pilots, the pilots are going to go where there is better pay.

  4. Helene Darroze for thinking she:

    It's not something I really wanted, I didn't say to my chef, 'OK you have to recruit only women', it's a fact that there are more and more women in the culinary world and it's good.

  5. Michael McConnell:

    You have to recruit a large number of people, and to have a broad, representative population in a clinical trial is challenging.


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

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