HyperDic: recruit

English > 5 senses of the word recruit:
VERBsocialrecruit, enroll, inscribe, enter, enrolregister formally as a participant or member
possessionrecruitseek to employ
competitionrecruit, levy, raisecause to assemble or enlist in the military
NOUNperson recruit, military recruita recently enlisted / enlisted soldier
person recruit, enlisteeany new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
recruit > pronunciation
Soundsrahkruw't; rihkruw't; riykruw't
Rhymesabsolute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
English > recruit: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA recently enlisted / enlisted soldier.
Synonymmilitary recruit
NarrowerBlack and TanAn English recruit (who wore a uniform that was black and tan) serving in the Irish constabulary to suppress the Sinn Fein rebellion of 1919 to 1921
raw recruitAn inexperienced and untrained recruit
sprogA new military recruit
yard bird, yardbirdA military recruit who is assigned menial tasks
Broaderenlisted manA male enlisted person in the armed forces
Spanishrecluta
Catalanrecluta
Verbsrecruitcause to assemble or enlist in the military
English > recruit: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAny new member or supporter (as in the armed forces).
Synonymenlistee
Broadernewcomer, fledgling, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman, newbie, entrantAny new participant in some activity
Spanishfichaje, recluta
Catalanfitxatge, recluta
Verbsrecruitcause to assemble or enlist in the military
recruitregister formally as a participant or member
English > recruit: 5 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningregister formally as a participant or member.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The party recruited many new members"
Synonymsenroll, inscribe, enter, enrol
Narrowerenlist, draft, muster inEngage somebody to enter the army
matriculateenroll as a student
registerenroll to vote
unionize, unioniserecruit for a union or organize into a union
Broaderregisterrecord in writing
Spanishalistar, apuntar, enrolar, entrar, inscribirse, inscribir, matricular, reclutar
Catalanapuntar, inscriure's, inscriure, matricular-se, matricular, reclutar
Nounsrecruitany new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
recruitersomeone who supplies members or employees
English > recruit: 5 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningseek to employ.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The lab director recruited an able crew of assistants"
Broaderengage, enlisthire for work or assistance
Spanishreclutar
Catalanadmetre, contractar, reclutar
Nounsrecruitmentthe act of getting recruits
English > recruit: 5 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningCause to assemble or enlist in the military.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example "recruit new soldiers"
Synonymslevy, raise
Broaderenlist, draft, muster inEngage somebody to enter the army
Spanishreclutar
Catalanreclutar
Nounsrecruitany new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
recruita recently enlisted / enlisted soldier
recruiteran official who enlists personnel for military service
recruitmentthe act of getting recruits

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