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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

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How to use recruit in a sentence?

  1. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    Prakash has sought to commission violent terrorist acts, including in Australia, he has exploited social media to spread violent extremism and to recruit others, including young women and girls, to travel to Syria and Iraq to join Daesh.

  2. Nicole Fey:

    We’ve been able to recruit some, but there can never be enough.

  3. Jimmy Gurule:

    Social media plays an important role in allowing ISIS to recruit foreign fighters.

  4. Muslim Americans:

    Our enemy are these criminal killers who misuse a religion in order to recruit people and give them the training to go out and kill more people.

  5. Lloyd Austin:

    ISIL needs those funds to pay their fighters, to recruit new fighters and to conduct their various maligned activities, you know, we said from the outset of this campaign that to defeat ISIL, we're going to have to take away its ability to resource.

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Translations for recruit

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  • 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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