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v. re·cruit·ed, re·cruit·ing, re·cruits
a. To enlist (persons) in military service.
b. To strengthen or raise (an armed force) by enlistment.
2. To hire or enroll, or seek to hire or enroll (new employees, members, or students).
3. To renew or restore (health or vitality, for example).
1. To enlist personnel in a military force.
2. To recruit new employees, members, or students.
1. A newly engaged member of a military force, especially one of the lowest rank or grade.
2. A new member of an organization.

[French recruter, from obsolete recrute, recruit, variant of recrue, from feminine past participle of recroître, to grow again, from Old French recroistre : re-, re- + croistre, to grow (from Latin crēscere; see ker- in Indo-European roots).]

re·cruit′er n.
re·cruit′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recruiter - someone who supplies members or employeesrecruiter - someone who supplies members or employees
headhunter - a recruiter of personnel (especially for corporations)
talent scout, scout - someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports)
provider, supplier - someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
2.recruiter - an official who enlists personnel for military service
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
recruiting-sergeant - a sergeant deputized to enlist recruits


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References in classic literature ?
Loudly in his wrath The grim recruiter stormed; and bitterly She answered: "Listen to the voice of her Who drags before you.
To begin with, they bought their labour from Johnny Be-blowed, the most notorious recruiter in the Solomons.
You see, the recruiter has the advantage over a boy when he makes a pier-head jump.
Port Adams is a salt-water village on Malaita, and Malaita is the most savage island in the Solomons--so savage that no traders or planters have yet gained a foothold on it; while, from the time of the earliest bˆche-de-mer fishers and sandalwood traders down to the latest labor recruiters equipped with automatic rifles and gasolene engines, scores of white adventurers have been passed out by tomahawks and soft-nosed Snider bullets.
Too small to carry one boat on deck, the Arangi could not conveniently tow two astern; so Van Horn, who was the most daring of the recruiters, lacked this essential safeguard.
An unimpeachable source from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) revealed that Veloso's recruiter had admitted to authorities a connection with the WADS.
But when it comes to the benefits of serving as a recruiter, Zwelling said, "I believe the intangible benefits deliver the most satisfaction.
The apps, Recruiter Mobile and Mobile Work With Us, are aimed at recruiters and employers.
com)-- Obi Ogbanufe the author of "Technology Made Simple for the Technical Recruiter" announces that her book which focuses on enhancing the technical skills of corporate, agency, contract recruiters and HR organizations is now available on Amazon's Kindle and Barnes and Noble's NookBook.
My goal in this issue's "Managing Your Career" is to make sure you know how to maximize your relationship with your recruiter contacts, because it just may be a critical piece of your next career move.
The service components rely on their recruiters to act with the utmost integrity because even a single incident of wrongdoing on the part of a recruiter--a recruiter irregularity--can adversely affect the service components' ability to recruit qualified individuals.
Here's how it works: Recruiters purchase credits for each job posted, but their account is charged only when a candidate applies for the job listing or clicks through to the recruiter's hiring site.