1 a recently enlisted soldier
2 any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces) [syn: enlistee]
1 register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members" [syn: enroll, inscribe, enter, enrol]
2 seek to employ; "The lab director recruited an able crew of assistants"
3 cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers" [syn: levy, raise]
EtymologyFrom recruter (as a verb).
supply of anything wasted or exhausted; a reinforcement
- Finnish: täydennys
man enlisted for service in the army; a newly enlisted soldier
- Finnish: alokas
- German: Rekrut
- To make an attempt to enroll or enlist new members or potential employees on behalf of an employer, organization, sports team, military, etc.
- To supply with new men, as an army; to fill up or make up by enlistment; also, to muster; as, the army was recruited for a campaign.
- To replenish, renew, or reinvigorate by fresh supplies; to remedy lack or deficiency in; as, food recruits the flesh; fresh air and exercise recruit the spirits.
- dated intransitive To recuperate; to gain health, flesh, spirits, or the like; as, lean cattle recruit in fresh pastures; go to the country to recruit.
to make an attempt to enroll or enlist new members or potential employees
- Finnish: rekrytoida, palkata
- German: rekrutieren
to supply with new men, as an army
- Finnish: täydentää
to replenish, renew, or reinvigorate by fresh supplies
- Finnish: virkistää
to recuperate; to gain health, flesh, spirits, or the like
- Finnish: virkistäytyä
Recruit (from the French recrue, from the verb recroître 'to grow again', i.e. replenish the ranks) can refer to:
- a recently enlisted member of a military or paramilitary corps, still in training, as in :
- Recruit (Japanese company), the Japanese real estate and telecommunications company
- a rocket used as part of the Lockheed X-17
- recomposition of lung (after distension)
- an perspective athlete in college sports
recruit in Danish: Rekrut
recruit in German: Rekrut
recruit in Spanish: Recluta
recruit in French: Recrue
recruit in Russian: Рекрут
recruit in Swedish: Rekryt
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