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Synonyms for recruit
rɪˈkrutre·cruit

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. recruit, military recruitnoun

    a recently enlisted soldier

    Synonyms:
    enlistee, military recruit

  2. recruit, enlisteeverb

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

    Synonyms:
    enlistee, military recruit

  3. enroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruitverb

    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. recruitverb

    seek to employ

    "The lab director recruited an able crew of assistants"

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

  5. recruit, levy, raiseverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. recruitverb

    Synonyms:
    repair, replenish

  2. recruitverb

    Synonyms:
    refresh, revive, restore, renovate

  3. recruitverb

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

  4. recruitverb

    Synonyms:
    raise new soldiers, get supplies of men

  5. recruitverb

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

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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. Ethan Demme:

    When Bob Hollister're running a third party and Bob Hollister're trying to recruit candidates for a third party, Bob Hollister have to have a little bit of Don Quixote, i wouldn't be doing this if I didn't legitimately think that our democracy is actually under attack. And that's what January 6 showed.

  3. Nicole Blank Becker:

    These women, these witnesses who take the stand -- he didn't recruit them, ladies and gentlemen, you will hear that they were fans, that they came to Robert Sylvester Kelly.

  4. Sister Jacquelyn McCarthy:

    For me, I would be lost without the immigrants, they are the backbone of my staffing. We could service many more people, but we can't recruit the staff.

  5. Dean Alexander:

    Unfortunately I think it is more of what we can expect in the future -- whether it is copy cats or whether you have, again, either ISIS-aligned or inspired or ISIS-directed individuals, it might instigate ISIS to take a more proactive approach to send individuals here to the U.S. or to try to recruit.


Translations for recruit

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  • تجنيدArabic
  • rekrut, rekrutovat, branecCzech
  • rekrutieren, RekrutGerman
  • varbi, rekrutoEsperanto
  • reclutar, reclutaSpanish
  • täydennys, värvätä, palkata, rekrytoida, virkistäytyä, virkistää, alokas, täydentääFinnish
  • recruter, recrue, enrôlerFrench
  • regruta, verbuvál, toboroz, újoncHungarian
  • arruolare, rimpiazzo, ricreare, rigenerarsi, reclutare, arruolato, rinvigorire, reintegro, recluta, rigenerare, rinnovareItalian
  • 新兵Japanese
  • tiroLatin
  • ika tauhouMāori
  • rekruttNorwegian
  • recrutaPortuguese
  • ре́крут, завербовать, нанять, вербовать, нанимать, новобра́нец, призывни́кRussian
  • rekrytSwedish
  • sajiliSwahili
  • 招募Chinese

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