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Synonyms for recruit

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English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  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.

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

    die, fail, grow worse, relapse, sink

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. recruit

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

    waste, lose, impair, relapse, decay, decline

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. recruit, military recruitnoun

    a recently enlisted soldier

    enlistee, military recruit

  2. recruit, enlisteeverb

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

    enlistee, military recruit

  3. enroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruitverb

    register formally as a participant or member

    "The party recruited many new members"

    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"

    enrol, enter, raise, levy, inscribe, enroll

  5. recruit, levy, raiseverb

    cause to assemble or enlist in the military

    "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"

    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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. recruitverb

    repair, replenish

  2. recruitverb

    refresh, revive, restore, renovate

  3. recruitverb

    (Mil.) reinforce, supply with new men

  4. recruitverb

    raise new soldiers, get supplies of men

  5. recruitverb

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

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  1. Dan Gelber:

    Since I've been mayor, I've asked for and we have 40 more police in our department, almost all of them on patrol, and during [spring break season] we recruit officers from the county, from other departments, we pay for them, so it's a pretty massive deployment of local law enforcement, but that's always the best you can do, because it's something organic, and finding a way to get rid of it short of a curfew has been very difficult.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Diana Foley:

    We are offended that that awful image of our son's brutal murder be used publicly, to tweet it again just continues to promote their propaganda - the horrible way they recruit others who want to be brutal. I certainly do not want that to continue.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    This order will help the Congress recruit and retain the outstanding and diverse talent that we need, as it also helps ensure parity between employees of the House of Representatives and other employees of the Federal Government.

Translations for recruit

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  • تجنيدArabic
  • branec, rekrut, rekrutovatCzech
  • Rekrut, rekrutierenGerman
  • varbi, rekrutoEsperanto
  • reclutar, reclutaSpanish
  • täydennys, palkata, värvätä, rekrytoida, alokas, virkistäytyä, täydentää, virkistääFinnish
  • recruter, recrue, enrôlerFrench
  • भर्तीHindi
  • toboroz, regruta, verbuvál, újoncHungarian
  • recluta, ricreare, arruolato, rigenerarsi, reclutare, rigenerare, rinnovare, rimpiazzo, reintegro, rinvigorire, arruolareItalian
  • 新兵Japanese
  • tiroLatin
  • ika tauhouMāori
  • rekruttNorwegian
  • recrutaPortuguese
  • нанимать, призывни́к, вербовать, новобра́нец, ре́крут, нанять, завербоватьRussian
  • rekrytSwedish
  • sajiliSwahili
  • 招募Chinese

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